unrar man page

unrar ā€” extract files from rar archives

TL;DR

unrar x {{compressed.rar}}

unrar e {{compressed.rar}}

unrar t {{compressed.rar}}

unrar l {{compressed.rar}}

Synopsis

unrar <command> [-<switch 1> -<switch N>] archive [files...] [path...]

Description

This manual page documents briefly the unrar command.
This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.
Commands and options described here are as of unrar 2.02.

Options

After the program name comes a command and then optional switches with dashes before them. A summary of commands is included below. For a complete description, run unrar without options.

e

Extract files to current directory.

l

List archive content.

p

Print file to stdout.

t

Test archive files.

v

Verbosely list archive.

x

Extract files with full path.

Switches

NOTE: Every switch must be separated by a whitespace. You cannot put them together.

-av-

Disable Authenticity Verification check.

-c-

Disable comments show.

-f

Freshen files.

-kb

Keep broken extracted files.

-ierr

Send all messages to stderr.

-inul

Disable all messages.

-o+

Overwrite existing files.

-o-

Do not overwrite existing files.

-p<password>

Set password.

-p-

Do not query password.

-r

Recurse subdirectories.

-u

Update files.

-v

List all volumes.

-x<file>

Exclude specified file.

-x@<list>

Exclude files in specified list file.

-x@

Read file names to exclude from stdin.

-y

Assume Yes on all queries.

Author

This manual page was written by Petr Cech <cech@debian.org> according to "unrar -h" for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

Referenced By

innoextract(1), zpaq(1).

02.11.1999 RAR archiver