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  1. #1
    wrenderSUSE NNTP User

    Default No RAR path???


    I just tried to open a rar file using ark and i recieved this error
    message.

    > "Pre-released Updates (hardy-proposed)". The testing area for updates.
    > This repository is recommended only to those interested in helping to
    > test updates and provide feedback.



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    kde 3.5.10


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  2. #2
    caf4926 NNTP User

    Default Re: No RAR path???


    If you have rar and unrar installed - it's just right click extract or
    compress


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  3. #3
    wrenderSUSE NNTP User

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    I don't understand.... I have never had to do this before with suse.

    Is this a new thing for suse 11.1?



    ps. How do I install the rar and unrar?


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  4. #4
    geoffro NNTP User

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    Go to yast software and search for rar

    /Geoff
    wrenderSUSE;1927654 Wrote:
    > I don't understand.... I have never had to do this before with suse.
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    > Is this a new thing for suse 11.1?
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    > ps. How do I install the rar and unrar?



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  5. #5
    wrenderSUSE NNTP User

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    Thanks for the reply I will have to try that out!

    ps. I dont know how but my quote is wrong.. it is from a kubuntu forum
    that I was posting in at the same time.


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  6. #6
    wrenderSUSE NNTP User

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    Seems to be working! Thanks for all the help


    ps. I guess openSUSE use to install the rar package by default and now
    does not for reasons I can not imagine.


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  7. #7
    Axeia NNTP User

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    wrenderSUSE;1929113 Wrote:
    > ps. I guess openSUSE use to install the rar package by default and now
    > does not for reasons I can not imagine. It's not *open* source so it doesn't fit in with the rest of

    *open*SUSE, that's probably why.
    Although I'm not sure under which license the unpack part falls, the
    compressing part is at least proprietary


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