Can't extact rar 2.9 from command line

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2005-01-09
2012-12-07
  • Nobody/Anonymous

    Hi,

    I'm trying to extract Rar 2.9 files using the command line 7z, version 4.13.  The error says the file is not a supported archive.  An earlier post says that 7z uses a library from unrar.org that doesn't support Rar 2.9.  However, when I use the File Manager GUI, I am able to extract the Rar 2.9 file.  Am I doing something incorrectly?

    7za x -trar myrarfile.rar

    Thanks for all your help

     
    • Nobody/Anonymous

      you should use 7z, not 7za
      7z x file.rar

       

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