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It's not too hard to write something to do the job. Here's an example Perl script (requires the module Archive::Libarchive::XS). #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use Archive::Libarchive::XS qw(:all); die "Usage: $0 in.7z out.tar" unless @ARGV == 2; my ($infile, $outfile) = @ARGV; my $in = archive_read_new(); archive_read_support_filter_none($in); ...


.7z archives are archives often compressed with some kind of algorithm, while .tar archives are just archives. They differ in their scope, and in most cases a conversion would require an optional decompression always followed by an extraction of the source archive. Even if a .7z archive wouldn't use any compression it would still require an extraction. ...


If you want to tar all files listed in filename.list, you should use the tar -T filename.list command rather than tar 'cat filename.list'. From the tar manpage: -T, --files-from FILE get names to extract or create from FILE Using -T will prevent you from getting the error: -bash: /bin/tar: Argument list too long if you try to compress a ...


Test this: Open a terminal by hitting Ctrl+Alt+T. Run the following commands: sudo -i apt-get update apt-get install --reinstall p7zip-full cd /home/user_name/Desktop 7z e flashtool- tar -xvf flashtool- cd /home/user_name/Desktop/FlashTool chmod +x FlashToll chmod +x FlashToolConsole ./FlashTool


I am not sure if this is too late but you can simply add and install the qpdfview PPA with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:b-eltzner/qpdfview sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install qpdfview

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