Install archiving utilities in Linux Mint 17

Add archiving packages to manage archive formats in Linux Mint 17


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

According to Binary Tides:

Linux Mint 17 has been released and is named Qiana. Mint is one of the best linux distros that targets desktop users with focus on usability and simplicity. It comes in various flavors with different desktop environments like Mate and Cinnamon and different base distros like Ubuntu or Debian.

More at Binary Tides

Additional Linux Mint resources

Linux Mint Blog

Linux Mint Documentation

Linux Mint Downloads

Linux Mint Forum

Linux Mint Site

This article is published as part of the IDG Contributor Network. Want to Join?

Free Course: JavaScript: The Good Parts
View Comments
You Might Like
Join the discussion
Be the first to comment on this article. Our Commenting Policies