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No "other options" menu in Archive Manager [duplicate]

I'm on 20.04 and I'm trying to password protect a compressed file with Archive Manager and was told that there should be an "Other Options" menu at the bottom to set a password. But when I ...
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Can't reproducibly split 7Z files with file-roller app?

I am aware that there is a command-line interface for doing this, but I prefer the graphical approach, not least because I can select individual files or folders more conveniently. If I were using the ...
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Bash Script: How to Use Double-Digits as in "p10=$10" or Specify ALL (for File-Roller Script)

I'm new, and joined to ask a question about a script (first answer at How to disable “Extraction completed successfully” dialog in Nautilus?) and could not "comment" beneath it (no ...
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Temporary files from Caja/Engrampa taking up space

I was trying to add a major amount of data from an MTP volume to an archive using the Caja context menu. I first got a notification that files for the archive were being “copied” (no idea what that ...
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Archive Manager: An error occurred while loading the archive

I'm recently getting this error when trying to open a simple zip file using file-roller, aka Archive Manager. I've unzip, unrar and 7zip installed already. However, when I try decompressing the files ...
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Can't open ZIP file with double click

If I double click ZIP file in Nautilus in mounted media like this path /media/martinb/Data/soft/Programas/01-joomla/extensiones/Componentes/Formularios/RSForm%20Pro/rsform-v2.3.16/Plugins/pkg_payment-...
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Lubuntu 20.04: context menu "Compress" not working after replacing ark with file-roller

I recently installed Lubuntu 20.04 and being dissatisfied with the archive manager Ark I decided to replace it with file-roller. Everything is fine except the "Compress" action in the context menu (...
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Opening an archive as a folder in Nautilus

I'd like to open an archive (zip, 7z, rar, etc.) as a subfolder in Nautilus. That is, when I double-click an archive, I'd like it to open in the same Nautilus window instead of starting Archive ...
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Ubuntu extract zip package is flattened, sub-folders are missing

I zipped a folder in Windows. The folder contains files and sub-folders. I copied and extracted the zipped file to two Ubuntu machines: Ubuntu-A and Ubuntu-B. (I extracted them exactly the same way.) ...
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"Prefix found" error while extracting RAR file with Archive Manager

I have a RAR archive file, and I get this "Prefix found" error message when I try to extract its contents using the built-in Archive Manager (file-roller 3.28.0) in Ubuntu 18.04: I would assume that ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Enable advanced archive options like Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Is there a way (for instance with a plugin or (gnome-) extension) to enabled advanced options for compressing files & folders in Ubuntu 18.04? Like the one that Ubuntu 16.04 had. This is what it ...
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How to open large archive (tgz) files?

I am switching from Windows to Ubuntu. In Windows, I was using a program for backup which was creating .7z files. It is fast and easy to restore a few files from a huge 7zip archive. In Ubuntu, ...
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How to open odt files with file-roller

This might be an odd question, but I like to know how to make file-roller except odt files to be opened. I am working pretty much with odt files as templates. I need to open them quite often and look ...
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How do I make nautilus use file-roller in Ubuntu 18.04 and above like in 17.04?

New nautilus is not using file-roller any more by default, it has switched to its native expression, but I want to use file-roller on right click. I found this answer, which worked in Ubuntu 17.10. ...
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How to open an APK file in Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm trying to inspect an APK of an Android app I'm developing. I was able to open and decompress APK files using the Archive Manager application (file-roller, the standard app for compressed files), ...
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How can I reinstate file roller/ archive manager to work with Nautilus, in Ubuntu 18.04?

In Ubuntu 16.04 I could compress a file or folder by right clicking on it and the File Roller/Archive Manager window would pop up allowing me to set a password or split the archive into volumes. In ...
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What archive manger to use instead of file-roller (now GNOME Archive Manager)?

I have beating my head around this, until I realised you can't use file-roller in the terminal. I use ssh to get into my server and now I wonder what other archive manager can I use simply from the ...
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Not working Drag&Drop file from File Roller to Nautilus

On Ubuntu 17.10, both gnome and ubuntu gnome, always with Wayland, I am unable to drop files dragged from file roller on nautilus. It works the other way, dropping files from nautilus to file roller. ...
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How to make nautilus use file-roller in 17.10 like in 17.04?

In Ubuntu 17.10 ubuntu upgraded Nautilus (File Browser) to version 3.26.0. New nautilus is not using file-roller anymore, it has switched to an integrated compression mechanism. This makes it ...
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How to stop file-roller from outputting anything and hanging on the process

I'm writing a program that uses file-roller to extract an ISO file. However I keep getting a warning and I don't want to see this warning. Also file-roller hangs after this warning. Gtk-Message: ...
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7z command line with highest encryption: AES-256 + Encrypting the Filenames

I had a question. Im trying to backup and encrypt files, but using the more recent aes256 or aes512 encryption. 1) I heard 7z defaults to aes128, I want to use the best one (aes256... i think?), how ...
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How to make Files use file-roller again? [duplicate]

How can I get more options (in addition to zip, tar.xz and 7z) and the option to add password when making archive files in file-roller in Gnome 3.22? Thanks! Screen-shot of new create archive in ...
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.srt text files that are in greek are not displayed properly

I'm running ubuntu 16.04 and when I download subtitles for movies, extract the zip file end then attempt to open the .srt file with gedit I see just gibberish of this form: 1 00:04:17,052 --> 00:...
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How can I disable the "Extraction completed successfully" popup in File Roller Ubuntu 16.10

When selecting a large number of archives to extract, this popup message appears as each one is extracted. After a certain number are displayed, the result is a screen full of pop-ups and the ...
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Extract files to new folder in PCManFM

When I use the context menu to extract compressed files on PCManFM, I would like it to automatically create a folder and put the extracted files in it, like it used to happen in Nautilus back when I ...
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How to force "archive manager" (file-roller) to use all cpu cores?

I am using Ubuntu's Archive Manager (file-roller) to compress (tar.gz) some large files and directories. Often this takes a long time, because this program uses just one of my eight CPU cores. Is ...
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file-roller's "Extract Here" unpacks content directly to target folder instead of creating a directory named like the archive

I am using the default Ubuntu 'Extract Here' context menu command for .zip files. Inside the archive is a single folder 'scans' with some arbitrary files inside. When I use 'Extract Here', it creates ...
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How to disable "Extraction completed successfully" dialog in Nautilus?

In Ubuntu 16.10, every time I extract a file, Nautilus displays the dialog "Extraction completed successfully". How can I make Nautilus finish extraction silently (like it did in 16.04)?
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Quit option in Gnome Fileroller

Every time I extracted a file from fileroller it shows me three options: Quit - Close - Show files But I upgrade the fileroller this time I have only two options: Close and Show files I'm ...
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Do I need to install p7zip or p7zip-full on 15.04?

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet (+restricted extras), and noticed that I didn't have to install p7zip or p7zip-full to work with .7z files. As far as I can see it is libarchive13 ...
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Convert from one archive type to another using CLI

If a particular archive type has to be converted into another format (eg - tar.gz to zip), then one can open the archive using file-roller and go to - Archive -> Save As -> (select the extension) ->...
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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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Missing nemo right-click "extract/compress files"

recently I installed nemo as default filemanager replacing the nautilus. So far it work perfectly except the fact that I missed the "right click extract/compress". I've installed nemo 2.2.2 and nemo-...
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Extract here option and Source code for Thunar File manager

Please anyone can paste me the source code for Extract Here option in Thunar File Manager. Any type of script i.e Python OR Shell Script OR PHP is OK. Please help me
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Difference between archive manager and the command 'ar'

I'm in the early stages of attempting to learn packaging for Debian/Ubuntu, and I am following this guide to package a collection of binaries (that I've obtained by using Alien to break apart an rpm ...
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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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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 there....
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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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"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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Is there a way or an option to File Roller (now GNOME Archive Manager) to use a single window session?

Is there a way or an option in File Roller (now GNOME Archive Manager) to use a single window session. The default is to open a separate window for each archive you open. Is this possible, or are ...
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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 (...