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Questions tagged [7zip]

For questions relating to the installation of or use of the 7zip program, provided by the `p7zip-full` package. 7zip is a file archiving application able to compress to and extract a variety of formats.

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How to install 7zip to extract rar files

How do I install 7zip through Terminal to extract rar files?
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What is a Linux equivalent to pkzip or winzip or the GUI version of 7zip?

GUI-based applications like PKZIP and winzip (and the GUI version of 7z/7zip) let us browse around our directories and create a compressed file that contains lots of different directories and files, ...
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Nautilus 7z compression

I know p7zip package is not installed by default on Ubuntu 18.04. Still Nautilus is able to create 7z archives. How is this possible?
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How can I uncompress a *.7z file?

How can I uncompress a *.7z file in Ubuntu and keep the directory structure?
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How to set 7z compression level using GUI in Ubuntu?

Archive Manager, or file-roller, doesn't seem to have the option to set the compression level for 7z files. However, the windows client 7-zip has an option to do so using GUI - On Ubuntu/Linux, one ...
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7zip is nowhere to be found

I just installed 7zip from the Ubuntu Software Centre, but when I look for it in my applications, I can't find it. Even when I type "7z" in the terminal, it is telling me that 7zip is installed. How ...
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how to extract tar.7z files from command line? [duplicate]

Is there a way to extract files of tar.7z format using command line tools in Ubuntu?
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7z “ultra” settings for zip format

7z "ultra" settings for .7z format are: 7z a -t7z -m0=lzma -mx=9 -mfb=64 -md=32m -ms=on What are the "ultra" settings for .zip format (using 7z)?
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What is the difference between different “compression” systems?

I've always used TAR and ZIP for compression, but recently I have heard about the *.Z compression algorithm. This brought up a question for me: With all of these compression systems, which one is ...
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Is there a utility to extract/compress files using any type of archiving algorithm?

Usually I use tar for *.tar archives, zip/unzip for *.zip, 7z for *.7z , etc... Is there an über utility that combine all algorithms? Here is pseudo usage of this utility: Extracting: $ unpack *....
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Is there an archiver/ file manager providing multiple information during archive extraction?

I would like one that would provide during action some more information like percentage and speed. When archives are big the process takes a lot of time and resources, and the computer seem to lag, ...
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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 öffnen ...
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Is there a graphical interface for archive compression in Ubuntu?

On Windows, I have used the program 7zip for nearly all of my compression tasks in the past. Now, after switching to Ubuntu, I also installed this program from the Software Center. After completion, I ...
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How to make 7zip behave like bzip (to zip a file and delete the original)?

I like to use bzip to zip up files because it deletes the original and leaves the new file. How can I use 7zip to zip up a file and delete the original after it is done zipping?