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Old 09-12-2008, 05:49 PM   #1
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archive trouble


hi i have downloaded some ebooks which i was no able to open."archive type not supported".what must b done????it was some RAR archive if it can help.i use gutsy...

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Old 09-12-2008, 06:05 PM   #2
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Open a terminal and type in "unrar /path/to/<file>.rar" (minus the quotes). If it doesn't work, use apt or synaptic to grab unrar.
 
Old 09-14-2008, 05:30 AM   #3
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yeah i tried and i got the output "not resolving proxy server address"1i work through wireless networks and there is webscense on some downloads.any suggestions??
 
Old 09-14-2008, 06:29 AM   #4
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I thought that you had downloaded the files? If so, cd to the folder they reside in and then unrar them.
 
Old 09-14-2008, 04:30 PM   #5
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steps to unrar

yeah i downloaded and installed unrar package.when i tried to unrar a file it gave me multiple options.can u give me steps to do it...from terminal

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Old 09-14-2008, 04:32 PM   #6
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unrar e <name_of_the_archive>.rar

AFAIK.
 
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And "man unrar" for the options
 
  


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