Working with .rar files

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Oct 3 00:57:11 UTC 2008

On 10/02/2008 04:44 PM, 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!

>From a terminal:

sudo apt-get install p7zip p7zip-full p7zip-rar xarchive

or from Synaptic: search for 7zip & install from there.

Note: xarchive will give you a front-end for 7zip & others:

Added info for 7-zip:

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