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Help install PeaZip [Resolved]

Post by hunter2ismypass » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:14 am

Hello,

I'm preparing a Linux Mint desktop for my aunt. Here's the info I get when running the following command:

cat /etc/*-release

DISTRIB_ID=LinuxMint
DISTRIB_RELEASE=18.3
DISTRIB_CODENAME=sylvia
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia"
NAME="Linux Mint"
VERSION="18.3 (Sylvia)"
ID=linuxmint
ID_LIKE=ubuntu
PRETTY_NAME="Linux Mint 18.3"
VERSION_ID="18.3"
HOME_URL="http://www.linuxmint.com/"
SUPPORT_URL="http://forums.linuxmint.com/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="http://bugs.launchpad.net/linuxmint/"
VERSION_CODENAME=sylvia
UBUNTU_CODENAME=xenial

Here's the info I get when running the following command:

cat /etc/linuxmint/info

RELEASE=18.3
CODENAME=sylvia
EDITION="Cinnamon 64-bit"
DESCRIPTION="Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia"
DESKTOP=Gnome
TOOLKIT=GTK
NEW_FEATURES_URL=http://www.linuxmint.com/rel_sylvia_cin ... atsnew.php
RELEASE_NOTES_URL=http://www.linuxmint.com/rel_sylvia_cinnamon.php
USER_GUIDE_URL=help:linuxmint
GRUB_TITLE=Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64-bit

I downloaded and installed Linux Mint Sylvia but why does the above info say "Cinnamon 64-bit"?

Anyways, I'm trying to install PeaZip. I went to the following URL...

https://community.linuxmint.com/softwar ... p7zip-full

..clicked the Install button on this page and went through the pop up prompts. However, if I right-click a file on the desktop I don't see a PeaZip option. Any ideas on how to see if PeaZip is truly installed and if so, then how to add it to the context menu when right-clicking a file?
Last edited by hunter2ismypass on Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:40 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Help install PeaZip

Post by Hoser Rob » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:48 am

If you're setting up a Linux system for someone who knows even less than you do I would strongly advise sticking to repo software.

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Re: Help install PeaZip

Post by hunter2ismypass » Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:25 pm

Hoser Rob wrote:If you're setting up a Linux system for someone who knows even less than you do I would strongly advise sticking to repo software.
Okie dokie. I think I'll just stick with what's already installed. Thanks for your help:)

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Re: Help install PeaZip

Post by piroska » Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:39 am

How amazingly unhelpful.
You're new - don't install anything.


Actually it's main file lives in /username/usr/lcal/share/peazip

And the easiest way is to click a zip, tar or whatever file and Open With. Change it to use this instead.
I.m new too but figured that out.

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Re: Help install PeaZip

Post by BenTrabetere » Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:07 am

hunter2ismypass wrote:Hello,

I'm preparing a Linux Mint desktop for my aunt. Here's the info I get when running the following command:

cat /etc/*-release
A better way to provide system information is to use the command line utility inxi. inxi -Fxz provides a fairly complete description of the system. For more information, see the man page by entering in a terminal

Code: Select all

man inxi
or

Code: Select all

yelp man:inxi
I downloaded and installed Linux Mint Sylvia but why does the above info say "Cinnamon 64-bit"?
The code name for Linux Mint 18.3 is "Sylvia," and it is available in three editions: Cinnamon, MATE, and XFCE.You downloaded and installed the Cinnamon edition, which uses the Cinnamon desktop environment.
Anyways, I'm trying to install PeaZip. I went to the following URL...

https://community.linuxmint.com/softwar ... p7zip-full
Do you want PeaZip or do you want P7Zip? These are different packages.
http://www.peazip.org/
..clicked the Install button on this page and went through the pop up prompts.
I think a better way to install software like this is from Software Manager.
However, if I right-click a file on the desktop I don't see a PeaZip option.

You installed P7Zip, so you would not see a PeaZip option. The reason you do not see a P7Zip option is because P7Zip is run from the command line, although GUI front-ends like File Roller are available.
Any ideas on how to see if PeaZip is truly installed and if so, then how to add it to the context menu when right-clicking a file?
You can find the location of an installed program with the which command. If a program is installed, which will provide the path. No path = not installed.

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which peazip

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Re: Help install PeaZip

Post by minitux » Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:34 am

as you have been told, the link you sent refers to another program not to Peazip.

Anyway, the link to Peazip has put it to you by BenTrabetere, and here, you can download the .deb

http://www.peazip.org/peazip-linux.html

It's only 32 bit, but installs on 64 bits by installing some 32bit libraries from the official repositories.
There are two type of .deb , GTK2 or Qt ,for you is the GTK2 deb.

Once downloaded, you can install it by right-clicking on the file and opening it with Gdebi from the context menu.

Or with a single command download and installation

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wget https://osdn.net/dl/peazip/peazip_6.5.0.LINUX.GTK2-2_i386.deb && sudo apt install ./peazip_6.5.0.LINUX.GTK2-2_i386.deb
And then ,you find Peazip in the Administration menù or searching peazip.

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Re: Help install PeaZip

Post by hunter2ismypass » Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:37 am

BenTrabetere wrote:
hunter2ismypass wrote:Hello,

I'm preparing a Linux Mint desktop for my aunt. Here's the info I get when running the following command:

cat /etc/*-release
A better way to provide system information is to use the command line utility inxi. inxi -Fxz provides a fairly complete description of the system. For more information, see the man page by entering in a terminal

Code: Select all

man inxi
or

Code: Select all

yelp man:inxi
I downloaded and installed Linux Mint Sylvia but why does the above info say "Cinnamon 64-bit"?
The code name for Linux Mint 18.3 is "Sylvia," and it is available in three editions: Cinnamon, MATE, and XFCE.You downloaded and installed the Cinnamon edition, which uses the Cinnamon desktop environment.
Anyways, I'm trying to install PeaZip. I went to the following URL...

https://community.linuxmint.com/softwar ... p7zip-full
Do you want PeaZip or do you want P7Zip? These are different packages.
http://www.peazip.org/
..clicked the Install button on this page and went through the pop up prompts.
I think a better way to install software like this is from Software Manager.
However, if I right-click a file on the desktop I don't see a PeaZip option.

You installed P7Zip, so you would not see a PeaZip option. The reason you do not see a P7Zip option is because P7Zip is run from the command line, although GUI front-ends like File Roller are available.
Any ideas on how to see if PeaZip is truly installed and if so, then how to add it to the context menu when right-clicking a file?
You can find the location of an installed program with the which command. If a program is installed, which will provide the path. No path = not installed.

Code: Select all

which peazip
Thanks for your help! Great info! I ended up not needing to install PZip.

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Re: Help install PeaZip

Post by hunter2ismypass » Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:38 am

minitux wrote:as you have been told, the link you sent refers to another program not to Peazip.

Anyway, the link to Peazip has put it to you by BenTrabetere, and here, you can download the .deb

http://www.peazip.org/peazip-linux.html

It's only 32 bit, but installs on 64 bits by installing some 32bit libraries from the official repositories.
There are two type of .deb , GTK2 or Qt ,for you is the GTK2 deb.

Once downloaded, you can install it by right-clicking on the file and opening it with Gdebi from the context menu.

Or with a single command download and installation

Code: Select all

wget https://osdn.net/dl/peazip/peazip_6.5.0.LINUX.GTK2-2_i386.deb && sudo apt install ./peazip_6.5.0.LINUX.GTK2-2_i386.deb
And then ,you find Peazip in the Administration menù or searching peazip.
Thanks for the help! I ended up not using PZip though.

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Re: Help install PeaZip

Post by Royi » Sat May 05, 2018 12:40 pm

minitux wrote:
Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:34 am
as you have been told, the link you sent refers to another program not to Peazip.

Anyway, the link to Peazip has put it to you by BenTrabetere, and here, you can download the .deb

http://www.peazip.org/peazip-linux.html

It's only 32 bit, but installs on 64 bits by installing some 32bit libraries from the official repositories.
There are two type of .deb , GTK2 or Qt ,for you is the GTK2 deb.

Once downloaded, you can install it by right-clicking on the file and opening it with Gdebi from the context menu.

Or with a single command download and installation

Code: Select all

wget https://osdn.net/dl/peazip/peazip_6.5.0.LINUX.GTK2-2_i386.deb && sudo apt install ./peazip_6.5.0.LINUX.GTK2-2_i386.deb
And then ,you find Peazip in the Administration menù or searching peazip.
They also offer a TGZ option.
Is there a way to use that?
I want to install it in a portable manner.

Thank You.

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