unrar man page

unrar — 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