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Old 02-17-2005, 01:04 AM   #1
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extracting files from RAR archives


Hi,
I have a lot of files in the .rar format. But GNU doesn't provide any tools for extracting them.Is there some third party app that does the job, or perhaps some script. Please advise.
 
Old 02-17-2005, 01:08 AM   #2
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unrar to decompress
rar to compress

they are seperate apps

http://dag.wieers.com/packages/unrar/

unrar is a command line app
so, once it's installed

man unrar
for the manual and correct usage
 
Old 02-17-2005, 01:21 AM   #3
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Thanks for the link, mate.
 
Old 03-30-2005, 06:25 AM   #4
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Also, unrar is freeware while rar is shareware.
 
  


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