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Old 09-13-2003, 08:18 AM   #1
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installing RAR for linux


How can I install RAR 3.20 for linux? I got these files to play with:

-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 49849 May 15 21:55 default.sfx
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 210 May 15 21:55 file_id.diz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 5348 May 15 21:55 license.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 381 May 15 21:55 Makefile
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 3231 May 15 21:55 order.txt
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 290352 May 15 21:55 rar
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 9469 May 15 21:55 rar_faq.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1018 May 15 21:55 rarfiles.lst
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 10033 May 15 21:55 rar_site.txt
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 713620 May 15 21:55 rar_static
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 58045 May 15 21:55 rar.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1050 May 15 21:55 readme.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2859 May 15 21:55 register.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 893 May 15 21:55 rereg.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 8771 May 15 21:55 technote.txt
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 166300 May 15 21:55 unrar
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1351 May 15 21:55 whatsnew.txt

I've checked the .txt files but no info about how to install it.. also checked a couple of websites.. help!

Thanks


[EDIT] I'm running RH9
 
Old 09-13-2003, 08:25 AM   #2
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There must be something in readme.txt.
Since there is no configure file,try 'make' from this directory.(i.e,the dierctory were Makefile is) and then try make install
 
Old 09-13-2003, 08:31 AM   #3
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hmm, did something with the 'make' commands... and now I can just type rar anywhere and the program works! Thanks
 
Old 10-26-2003, 01:54 AM   #4
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what is the commands for rar?
 
Old 10-26-2003, 02:25 AM   #5
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what is the commands for rar?
rar, maybe?
 
Old 10-26-2003, 01:45 PM   #6
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Originally posted by megaspaz
rar, maybe?
I hope all 700+ posts before this one aren't gems like this.
 
  


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