vperetokin at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 14:30:21 GMT 2008
I didn't even know unrar-free existed.
It would be really nice if file-roller told you what package do you need to
get if it couldn't uncompress something too.
On Feb 11, 2008 7:44 AM, Rafael Proença <cypherbios at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Seems that the stock File-roller, like Ark (default in Kubuntu, I
> suppose), tries to use the binary named 'unrar' in order to uncompress the
> files. The unrar-free package provides the binary 'unrar-free'.
> If the unrar-free and unrar provides the same functionalities I would
> suggest to rename the unrar-free binary to unrar and makes it conflict with
> the unrar package, so the system would have only one at the same time.
> But yes, RAR by default would be great if it is in fact completely free.
> On Feb 11, 2008 10:07 AM, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > I didn't know about unrar-free until it was mentioned on
> > ubuntu-devel-discuss recently. It takes up a trivial amount of space
> > and
> > (judging by some of the how-tos I see out there) would be appropriate to
> > include by default, assuming file-roller knows how to use it.
> > Thoughts?
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