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Old 08-01-2004, 07:56 AM   #1
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Cannot open rar files


I have downloaded several rar files. I have the latest version of unrar installed but when I use it I end up with an empty archive. I figured that the files must have been dodgy, but I tried copying them onto my windows box and opened them with winrar with no problem. Can anyone tell me why or if there is a way around this?
 
Old 08-02-2004, 05:55 PM   #2
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Did you try the ebcd-rar file that comes with the rar package? For example:
Code:
tar xzvf rarlinux-3.3.b3.tar.gz
cd rar/ebcd
../rar x ebcd-0_6_0-pro.rar
That should extract the whole ebcd-0_6_0-pro package.
 
Old 12-03-2004, 01:44 PM   #3
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Fixed

The problem was that I hadn't used non-free sources for the unrar package.
 
  


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