Install compression and decompression tools in Ubuntu 14.04

Add software to compress or decompress files in Ubuntu 14.04

By , ITworld |  Software, Linux, Ubuntu

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.

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