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RAR (Roshal ARchive) is a proprietary lossless compression format with the default file extension .rar.

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Safe archieving on Linux [on hold]

I am a windows user for many years. Since the my favorite Windows XP support ending I was using Windows 7. It is a good OS indeed. But next years it will lose the support as well. Moving to Windows ...
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Unrar to a certain folder and then delete source folder

The following command works for unrar to extract an archive to a certain folder. unrar e -r -o- /home/username/source/directory/*.rar /home/username/copy/extracted/to Inside /home/username/source/...
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Is it possible to install the old rar 4.x in Bionic (18.04)?

In rar 5 the vn switch is dropped. Therefore, I need rar 4.x. I have tried to install it by: curl -sLO http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/multiverse/r/rar/rar_4.2.0-1_amd64.deb && sudo ...
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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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How compress rar with context menu nautilus

In Ubuntu 16.04 i right click folder and select compress type and split size but in 18.04 compress menu not like before and choose type menu in gone i install unrar zip unzip p7zip-full p7zip-rar rar ...
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could not load image permission denied

I am very new to Ubuntu. I have shifted from Windows 10. Now when I want to open some .rar files it gives error permission denied. pleas help Permissions tab in properies
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Error -“ parsing filters is unsupported” while trying to unpack .rar file

I see that this exact same issue has been raised before Parsing filters unsupported but I followed what was suggested sudo apt-get install unrar and sudo apt-get install file-roller but still got ...
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Unable to extract an rar archive [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and I want to decompress a 500 MB rar archive. I have installed the most recent version of rar and unrar from the terminal. When I go to extract the contents from the archive ...
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How to Open .001 .002 .003 and .r01 .r02 .r03 RAR Files

Is WinRAR the same as Linux rar? Additional features? Missing features? Special way of handling files? Software is available for Microsoft Windows (named WinRAR), Linux... -wikipedia The ...
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How can I open .rar archives in lubuntu's built-in file manager?

Lubuntu 18.04.1 includes the lightweight but surprisingly powerful GUI file manager PCManFM 1.2.5, which can list the files within a .rar, but fails to extract or display them. Error messages (e.g. ...
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Why cant I type numbers in the Terminal window? [duplicate]

I recently installed Xubuntu...and it runs great...until I tried to install software using the Terminal window. Specifically...$ sudo apt-get install unrar. I downloaded .rar files and needed ...
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What is the password format supported by rar?

What is the password format supported by rar? More specifically, rarcrack has a default character set for searching for the password of an encrypted rar file. ...
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Extracting rar files having the same password

I use unrar to extract rar files on Ubuntu 18.04. How can I extract 100 files that have the same password without giving the password 100 times. I hope I can do it on Nautilus, also terminal is fine.
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Unable to install unrar on Ubuntu 17.04 [closed]

I have been unable to extract .rar files from the Archive Manager and so followed some instructions online on how else that can be done. The xarchiver application does not install from the Software ...
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How to run WinRAR on Ubuntu (the original Windows WinRAR, not UnRAR)?

How to run WinRAR on Ubuntu (the original Windows WinRAR, not UnRAR)? Can you do it with Wine somehow? I think I tried that with 14.04 but failed, maybe it's possible with 16.04 or should be possible ...
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How to fix “E: Unable to locate package rar” on current LTS release?

ubuntu version- 16.04 LTS 64bit I am under the impression that is the optimal version to use? Been searching on google but I cannot figure out this underlying issue while I am trying to install ...
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How to unrar a file? [closed]

I tried to unrar the file Starbound 1.2.2.rar with the command unrar x Starbound 1.2.2.rar and many varitions, how can I unrar this file?
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Create RAR archive in 17.10

I used to be able to create a rar archive from a file or folder by just right-clicking on the file (in Nautilus) and choosing "Compress...". I had the option to choose the rar format, which I like ...
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What archive manger to use instead of file-roller?

I have beating my head around this, until i realised you cant use file-roller in only the terminal. I use ssh to get in to my server and now i wonder what other archive manager i can use simply from ...
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Can't install unrar to open .rar files: Connecting to www.rarlab.com (www.rarlab.com)|5.135.104.98|:80… connected

I want to open .rar file with unrar in Ubuntu 17.04. So i tried these commands from this Link: sudo apt-get install unrar cd /tmp wget http://www.rarlab.com/rar/rarlinux-3.9.1.tar.gz The output of ...
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How to extract RAR file containing files with Persian or Arabic name

I have several RAR file which contain several files including few with Persian names. I tried xarchiver software. I can open the archive but if I want to extract the file, it gives error without even ...
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Is this a bug or working as intended?

find . -name '*.rar' -execdir unrar e -o- {} /home/hilarie/Videos/season5 \; Is the command I use to extract a directory containing several folders, containing multipart rar files. when I try to ...
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How does the Archive Manager handle temporary files?

Suppose I have a password protected compressed file, lets call it file.rar. It contains a video file, lets call video.mp4. I open file.mp4 with Archive Manager, enter the required password and double ...
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Split a file into multiple with low disk space

Is it possible to make split rar files from a big file in multiple sessions? for example I have 100GB disk with a 60GB file in it, I need to make split rar files to upload them to a server which max ...
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Recursively extract rar files

I ran into a little problem when extracting rar files recursively. Im using this line find . -name '*.rar' -exec unrar e {} \; -exec rm {} \; && rm *.r* and it seems to work! But the problem ...
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Trying to rar all subdirectories in a directory, not raring sub directories with folders in them

I'm trying to rar all of the subdirectories inside of a directory into their own separate .rar files using the text below: for dir in */ do base=$(basename "$dir") rar a "${base}" "$dir" done The ...
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Compress all folders in a directory into their own .rar files

I have a directory with lots of sub directories inside of it and I want to find a way to turn all of those sub directories into their own .rar files using the terminal, since there are too many to do ...
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Archiver/extracting similar to winrar?

Basically, I have been looking for an archiver/extracter/whatever you call it that is as good as winrar. Multiple part support, password support, GUI interface, easy to navigate, and basically ...
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(comics library) Convert multiple rar files to multiple cbr files

I'd like to convert my comic library to CBR to use in Calibre/ACBF Viewer/Mcomix and Android devices, but I dont want to do a single cbr file. Is there a faster way to do this? I use KDE and Unity ...
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How to undo rar archive extraction?

How to undo rar archive extraction? Incorrectly extracted with 7z utility, multiple errors, dirty extraction with "unsupported method".
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Alternative decompressors to libarchive which support RAR file format [duplicate]

As a temporary workaround for this issue, which I understand is limited to libarchive, I would like to finder another program capable of decompressing RAR files, preferably this would be a problem in ...
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“Parsing filters unsupported” error during extraction of RAR file

I have received an .rar which I wish to unpack as it contains something rather important to me that I need to really have now. However even though I can view the contents of the .rar archive in the ...
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Can't Open cbr file on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

Whenever i try to open cbr file with a cbr reader (currently installed software is comix). It gives me error message. You nedd either the rar or the unrar program installed in order to read RAR (...
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Ubuntu unrar problem. Need help!

I have installed unrar and rar binaries. I wanted to extract an archive: root@vps1129135:/home/mc/plugins# unrar e plugins.rar UNRAR 3.91 freeware Copyright (c) 1993-2009 Alexander Roshal ...
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I can not extract RAR file

I can not extract RAR file, I tried many tutorials that I found on the internet but no one work. With right click, says it is not possible to finish extraction with "unrar x", show this memsage "...
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Extract a rar file with a password that contains special characters [closed]

How can I extract a rar file with a password that contains special characters like ', ", `, /, \, ^, (space), !, ?, {, }, [, ], $, &, %, *, ~, :, ,, <, >, etc. Here is an example of PASSWORD ...
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Unable to extract extracting .rar file? [closed]

I have installed unrar as: sudo apt-get install unrar I have a "html.rar" file.Now i am trying to extract using command : unrar x html.rar But it shows an error as given below: html.rar is not ...
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Wait for next parts while extracting .rar archives

is there any possibility to extract rar archives consisting of many parts that are not completely downloaded yet? As I remember, WinRAR supports this function since it asks you for the path of the ...
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How to unrar (using UI) [duplicate]

How can I unrar files? And please I want a program with UI... WinRAR would be the best (I have a license, I know, I'm like a unicorn). Ubuntu is so confusing and not user friendly at all imho. I just ...
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winrar alternative

Is there a strong archive application like winrar with GUI and can unrar 5.1 versions of rar files? Also important is the ability to compress files to rar with password and the feature to split the ...
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Extracting subfolders into a specific folder

I have a bunch of sub-folders with respective rar and 7z files. How do I extract all of these and tell the pipe to output to a specific folder?
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How can I see a preview of pictures in a zip or rar file in Nautilus?

Xubuntu has a very nice feature; previews (of pictures) in zip files in Thunar file browser. How can I have this in Nautilus / Ubuntu?
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How to access a rar file without password [duplicate]

So I have this very, very old rar file that my uncle compressed. And now he has passed away. So the problem is, it has a password. He told me that the file is for me but he never told me the password. ...
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Non-Free Module for P7zip (p7zip-rar)

I've installed P7zip from the Ubuntu Software Center. Under "Optional add-ons" I see a non-free rar module. Is this add-on a trial only? If so, how can I buy the full version?
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How to unzip and unrar a file from terminal? [duplicate]

I would like to know what are the commands line used to unzip and unrar a file from terminal.
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Failing to unrar files

I'm sorry to ask this, but all of the questions along similar lines I could find have been answered by installing unrar/7zip. So, I received a book in the form of a .rar archive of jpegs. ...
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Rar file extract is failed

I'm trying to extract a rar file is first time is opened then its closed and to reopen the file is failed." an error occured while loading the archive manager" this alert message displayed
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What's the easiest way to unrar a file on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I just realized I can't unrar .rar files on my Ubuntu machine!
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unrar folder with password (terminal)

i'm using this command to unrar folders: for file in *.part01.rar; do unrar x ${file}; done; but i don't know where to add the password in this command. because right now, this command wants the ...
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Need help extracting 280 rar files located within 280 folders

I hope this doesn't break rule 2. I have a bunch of folders that all have a .rar in them and I need to extract all the files and place them in one directory. Is there an easier way to do this than by ...