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Old 06-29-2011, 10:39 AM   #1
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Question Could not open *.rar file in Ubuntu


The default archive manager in Ubuntu could not unzip rar file,
how to enable it?
 
Old 06-29-2011, 10:40 AM   #2
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Try
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sudo apt-get install unrar
RAR isn't a free-libre format, so you need to install it manually
 
Old 06-29-2011, 01:28 PM   #3
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RAR is available too : sudo apt-get install rar

But : "This program is shareware and you must register it after 40 days of use."
http://packages.ubuntu.com/maverick/rar

Anyway, installing unrar, as said by @ Snark1994, will do for your requirement.
 
Old 06-29-2011, 09:56 PM   #4
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Can I install it by Synaptic Package Manager?
 
Old 06-29-2011, 10:03 PM   #5
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Yes, it is in the repos. I just checked.

Here's the developer site:

http://www.rarlabs.com/download.htm
 
  


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