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[Discuss] WinRAR

On 06/11/2013 07:13 AM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On 06/10/2013 04:55 PM, Dan Ritter wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 04:35:11PM -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
>>> On 06/10/2013 04:09 PM, Martin Owens wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 2013-06-10 at 15:29 -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
>>>>> and the data on my Linux system is in the
>>>>> same datacenter as the ftp server and the vCenter cluster.
>>>> use `unrar x filename.rar` you may either have to install the free 
>>>> unrar
>>>> library if it's a simple rar or the nonfree rar library if it's
>>>> something fancy. I've never had to unrar anything with the nonfree
>>>> version since the release of the free version no matter who the bar
>>>> steward is who sent me the rar files.
>>>> Martin,
>>> WinRAR is a completely different animule than the Unix/Linux rar,.
>>> In Linux a .rar file is an archive containing multiple files. In
>>> this case I have 44 .rar files each being a separate parts of 1
>>> directory.
>> Yes. Pass unrar the name of zeroth file in the group; it should
>> find the others in the same directory and reassemble
>> appropriately.
>> If using Debian or similar, you want unrar, not unrar-free.
>> -dsr-
> I'll try it. It is RHEL 5.9
I downloaded unrar from RARLAB and it does seem to work.

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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