cannot open pw-protected .rar archives

Asked by Jam251 on 2007-06-02

I'd like to know what I have to do in order to open .rar-archives that have been protected by passwords. So far I've never suceeded in getting them extracted in any way (graphical screen with Ark or konsole with unrar). Jam

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Rick Clark (dendrobates) said : #1

unrar -p password something.rar should work and ark should prompt you. What are the error messages?

Best Jam251 (laurent-asorne) said : #2

I've found out how to do this:

unrar e -pPASSWORD FILENAME DESTINATION_PATH

does the work right!
Thanks for your attention!
Laurent