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Old 01-29-2013, 04:04 AM   #1
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opensource alternatives to rar and flash.


I want to extract rar archives and I want flash too.
But the softwares provided for them are proprietary.The softwares are
rar
unrar(non-free version because free version can't handle certain version and above)
libclamunrar(rar support for clamav)
p7zip-rar (rar support for p7zip )

Adobe flashplayer.
I want opensource alternatives to the above mentioned softwares.But,the alternatives should work well.
 
Old 01-29-2013, 07:08 AM   #2
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none.

There is gnash, but last heard that only does some of it
 
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Old 01-29-2013, 10:05 AM   #3
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7zip is an alternative format to rar. All of the software you mentioned for unrar are under GPL. The only thing you can't do is create rar archive, but you should never need to, you should use 7zip instead or if you market to Linux users, use xz.
 
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Old 01-29-2013, 10:55 AM   #4
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Both gnash (mentioned above) and LightSpark attempt to provide replacements for some flash functionality.
 
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Old 01-29-2013, 08:02 PM   #5
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Both gnash (mentioned above) and LightSpark attempt to provide replacements for some flash functionality.
You can also try Mozilla's Shumway, which can run flash by converting it to HTML5
 
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