Here's how you can install useful archiving utilities in Linux Mint 17. The utilities include Unace, P7zip, Sharutils, Rar, Arj, Lunzip and Lzip.
1. Open a terminal window.
2. Type in the following command then hit Enter:
sudo apt-get install unace p7zip-rar sharutils rar arj lunzip lzip
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