April 24, 2014, 10:20 AM — Here's how you can install compression and decompression tools in Ubuntu 14.04.
1. Open a terminal window.
2. Type in the following command then hit Enter.
sudo apt-get install p7zip-rar p7zip-full unace unrar zip unzip sharutils rar uudeview mpack arj cabextract file-roller
You can compress and decompress 7z, zip, gzip, rar, xz, tar, bz2, xar, tar.gz, tar.bz, and many others.