p7zip (7-Zip)

7-Zip is an Open Source compression algorithm (achieving a 30-50% better compression than ZIP). p7zip is command line port of the 7zip utility to Unix-like systems. It provides support for uncompressing and creation of 7-Zip and AES encrypted ZIP archives.



9.10 Karmic and above

Simply install the following package(s):

The GNOME archive manager file-roller detects an installed p7zip. Therefore you don't need to (un)compress files via terminal, you can use the common GUI.

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