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How to Install WinRAR 5.11.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 & Other Linux Ubuntu Derivatives

How to install WinRAR 5.11 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Linux) systems. Install WinRAR 5.11 on 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 and install WinRAR 5.11 on 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 system.

WinRAR is an archiving utility that completely supports RAR and ZIP archives and is able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives.  The latest version of the WinRAR 5.11 comes with the following bug fixes and improvements:

a) WinRAR 5.10 did not set “hidden”, “read-only” and “system”  file attributes when unpacking ZIP archives;

b) WinRAR 5.10 failed to update self-extracting RAR archives containing nested ZIP archives stored without compression;

c) ZIP archive created with “Do not store paths” option included unnecessary empty name records for folders;

d) archived files could have 1 hour modification time error in Windows XP;

e) deleting a file in RAR5 solid archive containing files stored with -ver switch caused such files to lose version information;

f) black rectangles were displayed instead of toolbar buttons in 16- and 24- bit screen color modes and Windows custom text size larger than 100%.

The WinRAR 5.11 comes with the added extraction support for ZIP and ZIPX archives using BZIP2, LZMA and PPMd compression.

How to install WinRAR 5.11 on 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04

Open the Terminal and run the following commands to install WinRAR 5.11 on 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04  and other Linux derivatives:


wget rarsoft.com/rar/rarlinux-5.1.1.tar.gz
tar -xzvf rarlinux-5.1.1.tar.gz
cd rar
make
sudo make install

How to install WinRAR 5.11 on 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04

Open the Terminal and run the following commands to install WinRAR 5.11 on 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04  and other Linux derivatives:


wget rarlab.com/rar/rarlinux-x64-5.1.1.tar.gz
tar -xzvf rarlinux-x64-5.1.1.tar.gz
cd rar
make
sudo make install

You can also download and install WinRar 5.11.1 for Windows and Mac OS X systems:

  • WinRAR x86 (32 bit) 5.11
  • WinRAR x64 (64 bit) 5.11
  • RAR for Android
  • RAR 5.11 for Linux
  • RAR 5.11 for Linux x64
  • RAR 5.11 for FreeBSD
  • RAR 5.11 for Mac OS X

Enjoy!

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