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unrar – extract files from rar archives


unrar [-] archive [files…] [path…]


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.


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.

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 Set password.

-p- Do not query password.

-r Recurse subdirectories.

-u Update files.

-v List all volumes.

Exclude specified file.

-x@ Exclude files in specified list file.

-x@ Read file names to exclude from stdin.

-y Assume Yes on all queries.


This manual page was written by Petr Cech according
to “unrar -h” for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by oth‐

02.11.1999 UNRAR(1)