Installing Winrar on Ubuntu

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1- Installing WinRAR on Ubuntu

There is no doubt that WinRAR is a tool used to compress and decompress the most popular and famous files. It can work with most of compression formats.
Installing WinRAR on Ubuntu (Linux) is very simple, you only need to run 2 following commands:
sudo aptitude update

sudo aptitude install rar unrar
Note: If the error "sudo: aptitude: command not found" appears, you must firstly install 'aptitude', then run 2 commands above.
sudo apt-get install aptitude
After installation is complete you will need to reboot your computer.

2- Using WinRAR on Ubuntu Desktop

If you get the message "Failed to create archive, no suitable archive manager found". Execute the command below to install XArchiver.
sudo apt-get install xarchiver
Restart your computer.
The image below illustrates how to use WinRAR after it is installed on Ubuntu Desktop.

Compress

Decompress

3- Using WinRAR on Ubuntu Server

If you get the message "Failed to create archive, no suitable archive manager found". Execute the command below to install XArchiver.
sudo apt-get install xarchiver
 
Restart your computer.
The image below illustrates how to use WinRAR after it is installed on Ubuntu Server.

Compress

Decompress

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