cannot extract ace archives

Asked by trylik on 2007-06-19

although i have installed unace (i tried also unace non free) package, i cannot open ace archives in ark, it says, it doesn't know this archives

what should i do?

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2007-06-20
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2007-06-22
Ralph Janke (txwikinger) said : #1

Thanks for the question.

unace is only a commandline tool. It does not have a graphical interface, nor does it work in conjunction with ark.

You can use it by opening a commandline terminal like Konsole. With "man unace" you get the help page that gives you the options how to use the program.

Here is a small tutorial for beginning to use the commandline terminal: https://help.ubuntu.com/7.04/basic-commands/C/

I hope this helps.

trylik (marek-nasionka) said : #2

thanks very much

is there any way to get ace archives work in any X application?

Ralph Janke (txwikinger) said : #3

Not that I know of

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