How do I join two .rar folders?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Mon Jan 19 22:27:27 UTC 2009

Steven Vollom wrote:
>> More relevant question: as far as I know rarring or zipping lossy
>> formats is not a great space saver (the formats are already compressed
>> themselves), so why bother with rar? I know it's common to find movies
>> on p2p networks in that form, but I don't see the point in keeping them
>> that way after th download.
> I don't either, but when using a GUI to open a .rar, after Ark opens the 
> folder, you can't always cut and paste the file that results, at least not in 
> my computer.  When I can, I do.  When I can't, I go through the hastle of 
> opening the .rar each time.

You should always be able extract the RAR using ark.  Try clicking
Action then Extract.

Matt Flaschen

> I hope I understand this one well enough to repeat, it is nice to remove the
> intermediate steps.

You should be able to do it either on the command-line or GUI without
much difficulty.

Matt Flaschen

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