Ubuntu Archive Manager can not open rar file by default in your Ubuntu. Because of the proprietary issue rar support package not included in Ubuntu distribution. However rar support installtion in very easy with apt-get package mamager.

Follow these steps to install Rar Support in your Ubuntu Linux Distribution.

Open Terminal Window and Run the below command. You may ask to enter admin password if you are not login as root.

sudo apt-get install rar unrar

The above command will install rar/unrar capability in your ubuntu linux box. You should now able to UnRar archives using Archive Manager.

Written by Bala Krishna

Bala Krishna is web developer and occasional blogger from Bhopal, MP, India. He like to share idea, issue he face while working with the code.

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  1. zlatan24

    I heard about not bad application-rar fixer, recover information from corrupt archives and corrupt rar files stored on removable media or on remote computers (tool can fix rar file via the local area network).