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I've really checked it but it seems that mdk10.0 lacks a rar/unrar program.
On rpm.pbone.net I searched for a 'rar' package and found this package:
Now I see vfs but not any rar. So before installing this package I would like to know what this is.
I believe the the rar program is shareware and that is probably why it isn't included. The unrar program is freeware, but maybe not GPL.
You could download them and install them from source and copy the rar/unrar to /usr/bin manually.
If you install "unrar" rpm from plf source, you have a command line utility for rar files. If you prefer to stay away from command line, install "file roller" rpm. File roller will be the front end and has a host of compression formats it can interact with, including rar if you install the unrar rpm as well. Other graphical front ends work with the unrar rpm as well, I only mention File roller as I have used that myself this past summer and know it works.
Sometimes I don't think people know that these tools exist. The number of times that I have seen people use rpmfind instead of using tools like urpmi and apt/synaptic is unbelievable. A lot of times, they end up downloading packages that are not compatible with their distros and complain of rpm dependencies.