Download of the day: e tool to extract rpm, rar, zip and other formats under Linux

Sure you can use unzip, unrar, and other tools to extract files under Linux. e is little tool that can extract almost any archive in Linux so you do not need to remember which tool and what command lines are necessary.

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You need ruby lanaguage installed on your computer to use this tiny tool. Apart from Ruby, e uses the linux tool file to determine what kind of archive it is dealing with. This tool should be available on any proper Linux installation. Once e knows the archive type, the appropriate extraction tool is executed.

You can read more about this tool, installation and other notes at Martin Ankerl blog.

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5 comments… add one
  • Anand Aug 14, 2007 @ 2:26

    thanks

  • ABDUL RAZAK Oct 4, 2007 @ 8:32

    I want to try this tool

  • Steve May 27, 2008 @ 6:40

    Thank you

  • SACALANTE Feb 18, 2009 @ 10:08

    Thanks, and kind regards.

  • Ataliba Dec 16, 2011 @ 19:20

    This is a very good tool.
    Thanks,

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