UnRar-6.1.7

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.

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Package Information

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

Installation of UnRar

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This package extracts the tarball to the unversioned directory unrar and not the expected directory unrar-6.1.7.

Install UnRar by running the following commands:

make -f makefile

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

install -v -m755 unrar /usr/bin

Contents

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

Short Descriptions

unrar

uncompresses a RAR archive