File Roller is an archive manager

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Extracting multiple rpm files and overwrite existing files

I have a bunch of rpm files in a directory, where all rpm files are extracted as /usr/.. I would like to extract all rpm files and overwrite existing files. I normally do that with file-roller -f ...
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Open File as Other Program

I want to configure Firefox to open .zip files with File-Roller. In the options, I browse to /usr/share/applications/file-roller.desktop and it doesn’t open it as File Roller however nautilus easily ...
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File-Roller: -p option at *.tar archives?

Is the gui archive manager file-roller automatically using the "-p" option (preserve permissions) to create tar and tar.gz archives? (It isn't mentioned in the GNOME documentation)
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No add folder toolbar item or edit menu visible in File Roller with Unity 13.10

I need to add selected files from sub folders in File Roller and retain the relative paths. The help docs refer to an add folder toolbar item and a add folder option on the the edit menu that should ...
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Overheating when using File Roller

Every time I try to compress a folder of about 1 Gb with File Roller I have to stop after a few seconds because my laptop overheats. I've checked the temperature in Psensor and it goes over 85 ºC (cpu ...
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Recover archive manager's “lost” columns?

Opening an archive, I double-clicked on the "Name" column to expand it since the file names were long, but that made the column disappear. I tried right clicking and looked for any options and ...
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Archive manager that extracts into new folder named after archive

file-roller, xarchive, 7zip (with a tedious workaround) have the following workflow: Extract the files in the folder containing myarchive without creating a folder myarchive and extracting into ...
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Missing GUI application for 7-Zip?

I installed 7-Zip from Software Center, but where is the GUI application? Original question asked by a user: ich habe 7Zip aus dem Softwarecentrum installiert, finde aber kein Symbol zum ...
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file-roller permissions

Anytime I try to uncompress a file using file-roller, it always says that it is unable to do that because of a problem of permissions. A window shows: "Error setting owner: Operation not permitted" ...
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“Test Integrity” in Archive manager on Ubuntu 13.10

I recently updated to 13.10 (fresh install) and I noticed Archive Manager does not provide a "Test Integrity" option for compressed files anymore. What am I doing wrong?
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Create archive on FTP in Ubuntu 12.10

Trying create archive in Ubuntu 12.10 on FTP thought Nautilus right click Compress I got this message: Could not create the archive. You don't have permission to create an archive in this folder. In ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Default Archive Manager Broken [on hold]

I seem to have broken the default archive manager (file-roller) somehow. Whenever I open any ZIP I get: An error occurred while loading the archive. This happens with all zips. How can I ...
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is there a way or an option to File Roller to use a single window session?

Is there a way or an option in File Roller to use a single window session. The default is to open a separate window for each archive you open. Is this possible, or are there alternative ...
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gnome 3 right click compress option missing

I have what the title says. I show this answer but the file-roller has only folders "general" and "listing" and i didn't show an option to add right click compressing.
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Is there an 'Extract to…' context menu option for the Archive Manager application in Nautilus?

I was wondering if there was an easy way to add an 'Extract to...' option in the context menu for the Archive Manager in Nautilus? 'Extract here' is fine a lot of the time but I'm often working with ...
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How can I open a .themepack file in Ubuntu?

I have install p7zip-full and p7zip-rar packages to help me in this situation, but default archive of Ubuntu file-roller can not open "Windows 7 theme pack" files, which uses .themepack extensions. ...
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Unable to create .zip files or modify .xpi with file roller in Oneiric

I'm trying to modify a Firefox plugin in .xpi format using file roller. When I try to resave the file after making modifications, I get an error: 7-Zip [64] 9.20 Copyright (c) 1999-2010 Igor Pavlov ...
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Serious issue with file-roller, it crashes constantly? [closed]

When I open file-roller from terminal, it shows these warnings: (file-roller:8301): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_style_provider_get_style_property: assertion `g_type_is_a (gtk_widget_path_get_object_type ...
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Command line archive manager / extracter

I keep forgetting all the corresponding extract commands for every compression format. So I was thinking about writing a script that merely maps file extensions to the appropriate extract command. ...
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thunar-archive-plugin not working

After I experienced serious not yet resolved performance issues with Nautilus I decided to move to XUbuntu so I installed its metapackage from Ubuntu and started using it. It turns out that the ...
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Extracting multiple file types while ignoring errors

System info: aggitan@moneque:~$ uname -a Linux moneque 2.6.32-25-generic #44-Ubuntu SMP Fri Sep 17 20:05:27 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux aggitan@moneque:~$ 7z 7-Zip 9.04 beta Copyright (c) 1999-2009 ...
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Change default compress option in Nautilus type to zip?

On the right click menu (in Nautilus, desktop, etc), there is a "compress" option. Is there any way to make "zip" the default format for this?