How to Extract RAR files in Ubuntu 14.04 / 13.10 / 13.04 / 12.10 / 12.04

easiest way to unrar a file on Ubuntu

To install unrar

Run the following command in terminal and type the password for the user, when prompted.

sudo apt-get install unrar


First i need to run sudo apt-get install unrar to install unrar. If i want to unpack all files within the .rar files in the same directoryunrar e -r /home/work/software/myfile.rar if i want to unpack the files in full pathunrar x -r /home/work/software/myfile.rar

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