Introduction to UnRar

The UnRar package contains a RAR extraction utility. This is useful for extracting files from RAR archives. RAR archives are usually created with WinRAR, primarily in a Windows environment.

Package Information

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/unrar

Installation of UnRar

Install UnRar by running the following commands:

make -f makefile.unix

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

install -v -m755 unrar /usr/bin


Installed Programs: unrar
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


uncompresses a RAR archive.

Last updated on 2008-08-17 08:22:54 -0500