Ark -rar problem

Pastor JW pastor_jw at
Fri Mar 5 18:03:49 UTC 2010

On Friday 05 March 2010 9:46:13 am Ahmad Abou el-naga wrote:
> > Ahmad Abou el-naga wrote:
> > > The '.rar' extention in the Archiving tool "Ark" is not functioning
> > >  properly. It is not extracting, compressing nor opening or archiving
> > >  .rar files saying "failed to locate program 'unrar' in path"
> >
> > Do you have the package unrar or unrar-free installed? One of them is
> > needed but they are not installed as default.
> I downloaded the unrar-free but I can't install it

What package manager are you using?  I find Synaptic very nice and easy to 
use.  Just highlight what you want and it downloads and installs the program 
in its proper place and will also gather the required dependencies!!  

73 de N7PSV aka Pastor JW <n><   PDGA# 35276  _Registered Kubuntu User: #27403

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