How-to Extract RAR Files on Linux Mint 18.x

March 22nd, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Unrar on Mint 18.x




Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Unrar and Enable it on Archive Manager for Linux Mint 18.x Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Sylvia LTS i386/amd64 GNU+Linux.

RAR is a win.rar proprietary archive file format that supports data compression, error recovery and file spanning.

Once the unrar Tool is Installed it will be Enabled also in the Files Extraction’s GUI Archive Manager.

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Installing Unrar & Extracting RAR Files on Mint




  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Unrar Mint 18.x - Open Terminal
  2. Installing UnRar for Mint

    sudo apt install unrar
  3. RAR Files Extraction
    From Command Line:

    unrar /[path/2/MyFile].rar

    And You’ll be able also to Extract the RAR & Jar Files with a simple Double-Click on Desktop.
    RAR File Exctraction on Mint Linux - Rar Extraction

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