Introduction to UnRar

The UnRar package contains a RAR extraction utility used for extracting files from RAR archives. RAR archives are usually created with WinRAR, primarily in a Windows environment.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS 7.8-systemd platform.

Package Information

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/unrar

Installation of UnRar

Install UnRar by running the following commands:


This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

install -v -m755 unrar /usr/bin


Installed Program: unrar
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


uncompresses a RAR archive.

Last updated on 2015-10-05 17:42:29 -0500