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RAR is a proprietary archive file format that supports data compression, error recovery and file spanning.

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How to make macOS archive RAR and unRAR files in Finder with automator and shell script?

I have rar and unrar installed in /usr/local/bin/. I need: In Finder: to archive selected files and folders with .rar extension to the same folder. Is it possible to make it through right click and ...
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How to make macOS open RAR archive in Terminal using unrar on double-click?

I want to make macOS open RAR files: On double-click macOS should open Terminal with command unrar x /path/filename.rar Is there any way to do this?
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Removing Files after Successful Extraction unrar rm shopt globstar

shopt -s globstar for f in **/*.rar; do dir=`dirname "$f"`; unrar e "$f" "$dir" && rm -frv "${f::-2}*"; done From echoing out testing the rm command, the file is the correct path. I ...
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How can I make an Automator service run a Terminal and display the output?

I'm using Automator to run a shell script (Rar selected files) as a 'Service', so that I can just right click a folder and select the service. It works fine, but i've added verbose and testing (to see ...
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View/extract embedded archives with RAR

So I have something like this: I got this with rar l file2.rar This basically is one archive inside of another. Is there any way to list/extract the contents of file.rar that is inside file2.rar ...
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Program Icons bounce, but won't open on Apple MacBook Pro [closed]

I just got an Apple MacBook Pro that is 5 years old and I have no idea how to use it or if something is wrong with it. I have 10.9.5 and it's supposed to be compatible and it didn't work. Since then, ...
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Find/Unrar/Delete Script

I'm a PC convert, and quite novice when it comes to shell/bash scripting, but I really want to learn/understand more. My need: I need to be able to scan a folder, find any .rar files, extract the ...
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Problem with corrupt .rar file

I have a big file compressed in split .rar archives. There are 68 archives named .rar, .r01, .r02, etc., annd the problem is that .r36 is corrupted resulting in an Unexpected end of archive. I've ...
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Using php5-rar to extract files with an RAR extension

Recently, I received a compressed file with an RAR extension from a colleague. Not being able to view it under MacOS, I went on to download the MacPort php5-rar thinking that it would solve my problem....
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Best Torrent Client that supports auto unrar

I used to be a PC boy and now been in to Macs for a few years. I am after a good torrent client that supports auto unrar and move on completion. Anybody know of anything like this? Google doesn't ...
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Find which RAR file is bad

I have a RAR I downloaded made up of multiple files. When trying to extract it, it tells me the data is incomplete, something bad with one of the files. Considering I had to download multiple large ...
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How can I choose to unrar with the default application?

I recently installed unrar for Mac Os X but i found it useless sometimes and bug-full. So i uninstalled unrar. Now if i open a .rar file, another application (VLC) open it. But i want the default ...
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Tool for creating .rar files on the Mac?

Is there any good, free program for OS X that can create RAR files? Preferably with a GUI. It seems there are plenty of options for extracting RAR files, but not that many for compressing them...