Fresh install. Archive manager not working.

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hanxer
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Fresh install. Archive manager not working.

Postby hanxer » Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:45 pm

Hi
Just installed LMDE Cinnamon 64-bit 2014 03 and I can't open multi part rar archives with archive manager.
When I run the something.rar archive manager opens but doesn't display any contents.
Any ideas?
Thanks.

GeneBenson
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Re: Fresh install. Archive manager not working.

Postby GeneBenson » Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:38 pm

Hi hanxer,

Instead of the packages rar and unrar try p7zip-full and p7zip-rar. I had the same problem as you and this fixed it.

Hope this helps. :D

hanxer
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Re: Fresh install. Archive manager not working.

Postby hanxer » Sat Mar 29, 2014 7:02 am

Well that was easy :)
Thanks alot!

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Re: Fresh install. Archive manager not working.

Postby bugz » Tue Apr 15, 2014 4:37 am

standalone sudo apt-get installed p7zip-rar worked like a charm. I haven't removed rar/unrar packages.


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