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My version of 7-Zip

The version of my 7-Zip on my Ubuntu is 16.02. However, this is not the newest version by far. Calling sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get upgrade doesn't help. Is it just that the 7-Zip package is not maintained, or can I have up-to-date 7-Zip on my system?

EDIT: My version of Ubuntu is 18.10

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If you check on https://sourceforge.net/projects/p7zip/files/p7zip/, you can see the latest version available is 16.02, this also true per Disco (19.04) releases.

The 'newest' version however, only available in Windows machine.

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So it appear the developer of 7-Zip hasn't released latest version for Ubuntu yet, and considering it's been 3 years already, I don't think that will the case.

  • That's what I thought, but just wanted to make sure. Thanks – ZuLeweiner Apr 1 at 10:26

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