How-to Extract RAR Files on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux

March 22nd, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Unrar on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial




Hello Lubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Unrar and Enable it on Archive Manager for Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus 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 Lubuntu




  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Unrar Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial - open terminal
  2. Installing UnRar for Lubuntu

    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 Lubuntu Linux - Rar Extraction

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