Handlihng a .rar file

M A Young m.a.young at durham.ac.uk
Sat Jul 19 10:29:40 UTC 2008

On Sat, 19 Jul 2008, Anne Wilson wrote:

> I've been sent a .rar file that I need to open.  Neither ark nor
> archive-manager will open it, even if I rename it to .zip.  Does anyone know
> a package that can handle this, or must I ask for it to be sent differently?

I don't think Fedora supports rar because of licensing/patent issues, but 
you can get packages from other repositories, for example 
http://freshrpms.net/ has an unrar package available.

 	Michael Young

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