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Re: [Ranger-users] About extract files

From: Jostein Berntsen
Subject: Re: [Ranger-users] About extract files
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 21:23:10 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On 12.08.12,00:32, Roman Z. wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 10:31:08PM +0100, niuhuifei wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > 
> > I am a totally new and beginner to ranger. Two questions: 1. i only can get
> > an slightly old version from software center of Ubuntu, is there a PPA for
> > it?
> Welcome to the mailing list. :)
> I don't know about a PPA for ranger.

There is a SlackBuild package for Slackware here:


This will be updated I believe for Slackware 14 that is coming in short


> If you have 1.5.4-stable and want to use 1.5.5-stable, all you have to
> do is wait until Ubuntu package maintainers update the version in the
> software center.  I don't know Ubuntu's policies so I can't tell you how
> long it will take.
> If you don't want to wait, or if you want to use the cutting edge
> version from git, there are download links here [1].  The downside is
> that you'd have to manually update and uninstall ranger, since the
> software center doesn't know about software that you manually install.
> Using "git" makes updating easier though.
> [1] http://ranger.nongnu.org/download.html
> > 2. How can i extract files from archive under ranger? Many thanks, and
> > i love ranger so much.
> > 
> > Huifei
> First, install the program "atool", then in ranger, type "1l".
> In ranger-master, you can press "r" for a list of programs that you can
> open a file with.  For archives, option #1 is aunpack, which unpacks
> archives.
> Regards,
> Roman

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