How-to Extract 7Zip Files on Linux Mint 18.x LTS

March 28th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Expanding 7z Archives on Linux Mint 18.x

Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You How-to to Decompress/Extract/Unarchive the 7-Zip Files on Linux Mint 18.x Sarah/Serena… GNU/Linux Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

The core 7z compression uses a variety of algorithms, the most common of which are bzip2, PPMd, LZMA2, and LZMA. Developed by Pavlov, LZMA is a relatively new system, making its debut as part of the 7z format.

Usually, 7-Zip compresses to 7z format 30–70% better than to zip format, and 7-Zip compresses to zip format 2–10% better than most other zip-compatible programs.

7z Files Extraction/Decompression/Unarchive on Linux Mint 18.x - Featured

  1. How-to Install 7-Zip Command Line Tool on Linux Mint

    • By GDebi or QApt Package Installers:
      One Click Install

      After simply Confirm to Open and Install by the System Package Installer…

    • By Terminal Shell:
      sudo apt-get install p7zip

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  2. Double-Click on File on Desktop to Extract by Archive Manager

    7-Zip Files Extraction on Linux Mint  - Ubuntu Archive Manager 7-Zip File Extraction

    Or to Extract the 7-Zip Archives on Shell:

    p7zip -d my7ZippedFile.7z

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