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Old 07-06-2009, 10:20 AM   #1
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How to extract rar and chm files on fedora 11 linux?


Hi,

Could some body guide me in extracting the rar files on Fedora 11 Linux.

I have tried to install rar and unrar (in root login) using the below mentioned commands and have received the following error on fedora 11.

Commands:

1. yum install rar - Error message: No package rar available.
2. yum install unrar - Error message: No package unrar available.

However I was able to download and install other packages using yum.

I have tried the "unrar e" command as well and received the following error message: -bash: unrar: command not found.
 
Old 07-06-2009, 01:01 PM   #2
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If rar is not available in Fedora's repos, you can download the linux version (32 or 64 bit) from here.
Copy rar, unrar executables in /usr/bin and you'll be ok.
 
Old 07-06-2009, 02:08 PM   #3
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the unrar is in the rpmfusion repo
see mjm's page for help installing it

http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mj...a-f11.html#yum
or
Code:
su -
rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm
rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm
yum install unrar
for Microsoft chm help files you can install
gnochm, or chmsee ( i use this ) , or kchmviewer ( for kde desktop- i also use this)

see
Code:
yum search chm
 
Old 07-07-2009, 09:41 AM   #4
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for Microsoft chm help files you can install
gnochm, or chmsee ( i use this ) , or kchmviewer ( for kde desktop- i also use this)

see
Code:
yum search chm
Thanks John! "yum install gnochm" worked fine for me for extracting the CHM Files.
 
Old 07-07-2009, 09:43 AM   #5
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Copy rar, unrar executables in /usr/bin and you'll be ok.
Thanks bathory! I had already downloaded it but was not sure how to go about the install process. Once I copied it in /usr/bin it started working fine.
 
  


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