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Old 07-14-2018, 03:48 PM   #1
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.7z files - how to extract?


How to extract a .7z file?
 
Old 07-14-2018, 04:00 PM   #2
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How to extract a .7z file?
With the 7z utility. Probably in your online repos, and easily installed.
 
Old 07-14-2018, 04:56 PM   #3
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With the 7z utility. Probably in your online repos, and easily installed.

Couldn't find it in the Ubuntu Software center
 
Old 07-14-2018, 05:08 PM   #4
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p7zip (a command line utility) should do the trick. It should be in the Ubuntu repos. p7zip-full handles even more types of archives.

Many GUI archive managers (Engrampa, File Roller etc.) will use this underlying application when handling 7-Zip archives.

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Old 07-14-2018, 05:12 PM   #5
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A web search for
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ubuntu 7z
yields many links.
This one seems fairly detailed.
 
Old 07-14-2018, 05:15 PM   #6
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As stated the package name is p7zip but the actual utility name is 7z and would expect it to be installed by default.
 
Old 07-15-2018, 12:56 AM   #7
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did you try right click on file and "extract to"? your file manager may already have a built-in extractor, also this from Ubuntu assuming you've installed p7zip package (or perhaps Ubuntu comes with it pre-installed now)
 
Old 07-15-2018, 10:00 AM   #8
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as above the p7zip should be installed by default

have you tried double clicking on the *.7z archive ?

as in the exact same as you would on a Microsoft Windows install !
 
Old 07-15-2018, 10:19 AM   #9
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As John said, clicking on an archive file in your file manager will launch the archive manager and then you can drag the item out of the archive manager window and drop it into a folder in the file manager. If the archive manager complains that it can't handle .7z files, then you need to install p7zip. Once it's installed, the archive manager will use it: no need to use the command line. The unrar facility works in the same way.
 
Old 07-16-2018, 07:19 AM   #10
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Code:
7z x Archive.7z
p7zip can do other archive types like rar.
 
Old 07-16-2018, 03:33 PM   #11
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