Bug 69345 - RFE: add unrar tool to the distro
RFE: add unrar tool to the distro
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Jay Turner
: FutureFeature
: 76943 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2002-07-21 16:16 EDT by matteo porta
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:57 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-01 15:57:28 EST
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Description matteo porta 2002-07-21 16:16:48 EDT
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Description of problem:
please add a tool to extract .rar archives to the next redhat version.
rar is a shareware utility to compress multiple files, similar to zip. there is
a version for linux/i386, however is shareware. please add a free tool to
extract-only capabilities (you can find a gpl library to do that here:
since in the next redhat you're paying more attention to the desktop user (good
move!) please add such a similar tool.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. open an xterm
2. type unrar and press enter
3. file not found :-)

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Comment 1 Marcin Garski 2004-10-03 19:42:04 EDT
*** Bug 76943 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2005-03-01 15:57:28 EST
This sounds like a candidate for Fedora Extras:


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