Install RAR and Unrar in Linux

Sometimes, you might required to compress or extract .rar file from Linux box which do not come by default, however you may install it manually.

Under Debian Linux, you need to type apt-get as follows to install unrar program:

apt-get install unrar

Under Fedora core Linux then use yum command

yum install unrar

If the above method not working, you may copy the following command and paste to your console line.

cd /tmp;wget;tar zxf rarlinux-3.6.0.tar.gz;cd rar;cp rar unrar /bin

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