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rahulmanoj 07-14-2011 08:49 AM

winrar on Fedora
 
how can i install winrar on fedora

yooy 07-14-2011 09:04 AM

check for package manager and search for rar. Winrar seem to be windows application as name suggests?

MTK358 07-14-2011 09:54 AM

To extract rar archives, you can use the "unrar" tool. It's command line, but most GUI archivers can use it as a backend.

DavidMcCann 07-14-2011 10:37 AM

In other words, use the software installer in the menu to get unrar (or the terminal command su -c "yum install unrar". Then you can click on the .rar file in Nautilus and File-roller will unpack it for you.

rahulkya 07-14-2011 11:20 AM

7zip is a good tool to deal with almost all compression. Go to their site if they are providing the rpm package.
may be you can install through yum..Search the yum repository....
I think x-archiver is also good

i92guboj 07-14-2011 01:36 PM

Use 7z.

dugan 07-14-2011 02:11 PM

If you just want to unarchive RAR files, then I recommend p7zip (7z). It's also great for zip files and most other formats.

If you need to create RAR files, then use the aforementioned rar.

If you still need WinRAR for some reason (hint: you don't), then run it in Wine.


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