Ark -rar problem

David Fletcher dave at
Fri Mar 5 18:08:53 UTC 2010

On Friday 05 Mar 2010, 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 

The statement "I can't install it" is not very helpful to anybody.

What have you downloaded exactly? is it a debian installer?

What error messages to you get when attempting the install?


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