Working with .rar files

Steven Davies-Morris sdavmor at
Fri Oct 3 00:31:52 UTC 2008

Douglas Murray wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am new to Ubuntu and am not familiar with all of the tools.  What I 
> need to do is to find the proper tool to handle .rar files.  I am used 
> to WinRAR on XP which will properly assemble a series of r00 - rxx into 
> a single file.
> Would anyone have a suggestion was to which tool will give me the same 
> functionality please?
> Thank you in advance,
> Doug!
> -- 
> Henry Kissinger "There can't be a Crisis, my schedule is full for next 
> week!"

There's several RAR/UNRAR-ing programs available in the repositories.
Go into System and open the Synaptic Package Manager. Throw RAR into
the quick search box and find which ever one takes your fancy. Or you
could alternatively install the latest Windows version of WinRAR under
Cheers, SDM -- a 21st Century Schizoid Man
Systems Theory internet music project: <>
on MySpace: <>
on Last FM: <>
get "Codetalkers" *free* at <>
NP: Manfred Mann's Earth Band "Somewhere In Afrika"

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list