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Add rar extraction to Gnome’s Archive Manager (file-roller) May 11, 2009

Posted by claudio in Uncategorized.
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You may see this when trying to decompress a rar file:
ArchiveTypeNotSupported

Too bad that file-roller does not tell you what to do (in contrast to Rhythmbox when new codecs need to be installed).

The solution is very simple, just install unrar like this:

sudo apt-get install unrar

That’s it. The Archive Manager can uncompress rared files now.

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1. ubuntu user - June 28, 2009

Excellent!
Short, specific and – problem SOLVED!
Thank you!!!

2. miclav - September 15, 2011

Thanx a lot, I was searching (merci google) arround 7zip/peazip solutions that didn’t match for my system.
Alors que, nom de dieu de bordel, c’etait tellement simple!
Merci encore


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