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Old 10-25-2009, 05:55 PM   #1
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Question rar extractor for ubuntu 9.04


whats a good rar extractor and how do i install it?
 
Old 10-25-2009, 05:56 PM   #2
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aptitude install rar


job done
 
Old 10-25-2009, 06:01 PM   #3
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you just confused me?
is "aptitude install rar" a command i should use or what?
 
Old 10-25-2009, 06:42 PM   #4
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you just confused me?
is "aptitude install rar" a command i should use or what?
Right. Type in "aptitude install rar".
 
Old 10-25-2009, 07:17 PM   #5
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Right. Type in "aptitude install rar".
i got this after tpying it to my terminal

"Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Initializing package states... Done
E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13 Permission denied)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you root?"

what do i do from there?
 
Old 10-25-2009, 07:51 PM   #6
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i got this after tpying it to my terminal

"Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Initializing package states... Done
E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13 Permission denied)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you root?"

what do i do from there?
You have to be root to run that. Either SU to root, or precede the command with 'sudo'.
 
Old 11-21-2009, 03:58 PM   #7
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Using rar through Wine

Hi there,

After trying it with the free unrar-util without success I just ran Winrar using Wine.

Did the trick for me!

Grtz,

Marc
 
  


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