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Old 02-18-2005, 05:48 PM   #1
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Unhappy How to open .7z files


ive been searching for a compression tool that will run on my mandrake 10 linux and didnt find anything working or running on my OS. I dont know what can i do. All files i got i think is for windows only.
Whenver i run my 7z file, a "OPEN WITH" dialogue pops up!!

Please help me, i tried for 2 hours figuring my problem.


Ps.Any programmer here who havespare time wanna help me on my project at school concerning creating program for record views tabular forms using xml/xsl and netbeans at linux OS. Any kind of help will do since i havent tried using linux and i honestly admit that its just now that I heard about xml/xsl and netbeans. My instructor wont help us or even introduce anything on our project . I've downloaded netbeans but i dont know what shall i do about it.
email me at john0908@gmail.com

one more thing, the 7z file is an example program of our instructor, but he wouldn't tell us what compression tool to use. I successfully opened this at winXP using winRAR, but on linux, it only gave me HEADACHE!
Thanx in ADVANCE!!!

 
Old 02-18-2005, 07:03 PM   #2
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He used the 7zip program get it for Linux from here: http://www.7-zip.org/
 
Old 02-19-2005, 08:08 AM   #3
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i already downloaded the program at 7zip.org, but the file is in .exe. and i cant run it. whenever i double click 7z313.exe an 'open with' dialouge box pop up. i dont know what application should i choose. thnx.
 
Old 02-20-2005, 03:18 AM   #4
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First you cant open exe files in linux , there are programs that let u do that like WINE but they just work with some programs

if u want to open 7-zip files with linux then use p7zip

http://p7zip.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 08-11-2006, 05:11 AM   #5
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I installed the package p7zip. I have two binaries, 7z and 7za. What is the difference? Which one should I use?
 
  


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