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Old 08-28-2006, 02:22 PM
roby2k roby2k is offline
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HOW TO: Install Unrar on CentOs


afther searching the fourms i didnt find much so i thought id just post this for future reference

Code:
wget http://dag.wieers.com/packages/unrar/unrar-3.6.2-1.el4.rf.i386.rpm
rpm -Uvh http://dag.wieers.com/packages/unrar/unrar-3.6.2-1.el4.rf.i386.rpm
and to extract a file user you type
Code:
unrar e -kb rarfile.rar
thanks to the dag repositry

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Old 08-28-2006, 03:06 PM
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i get this error:

warning: unrar-3.6.2-1.el4.rf.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 6b8d79e6
error: can't create transaction lock

:<

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Old 08-28-2006, 03:09 PM
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what processor are you using?
64bit or 32bit?

here are the options for it
http://dag.wieers.com/packages/unrar/

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Old 08-28-2006, 03:35 PM
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sounds like you are not running the rpm command as root

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Old 09-07-2007, 05:56 PM
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root@linux [~]# unrar
unrar: /lib/tls/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.4' not found (required by unrar)
How can I fix that ?

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Old 09-07-2007, 09:12 PM
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Try using yum to remove it and re-install it.

Should find and/or configure all of the dependencies.

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Old 09-07-2007, 11:48 PM
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SLiM_BoY,

How did you install unrar? Didn't it throw dependency error while installing? Try installing another version of unrar.

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Old 09-08-2007, 12:24 AM
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I think the RPM-based installer only grabs the binaries, and copies them to the required locations, no actual compiling.

Slimboy, are you on a VPS, or a dedicated server? You need to upgrade glibc.

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Old 10-21-2007, 07:53 PM
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[root@vps2 ~]# rpm -Uvh http://dag.wieers.com/packages/unrar...l4.rf.i386.rpm
Retrieving http://dag.wieers.com/packages/unrar...l4.rf.i386.rpm
error: skipping http://dag.wieers.com/packages/unrar...l4.rf.i386.rpm - transfer failed - Unknown or unexpected error
[root@vps2 ~]#


so disappointing....

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Old 11-11-2007, 10:03 AM
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[root@vps2 ~]# rpm -Uvh http://dag.wieers.com/packages/unrar...l4.rf.i386.rpm
Retrieving http://dag.wieers.com/packages/unrar...l4.rf.i386.rpm
error: skipping http://dag.wieers.com/packages/unrar...l4.rf.i386.rpm - transfer failed - Unknown or unexpected error
[root@vps2 ~]#


so disappointing....
You can do this

$ wget http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/u...l4.rf.i386.rpm

$ rpm -Uvh unrar-3.6.8-1.el4.rf.i386.rpm

Cheers

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Old 12-05-2007, 11:40 AM
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Alternativley if you are having problems with RPM's, you can just get the CLI version of WinRar directly from www.rarlab.com. Make sure you have Glibc 2.4 though.

# wget http://rarlab.com/rar/rarlinux-3.7.1.tar.gz
# tar xvzf rarlinux*
# cd rar
# make
# make install

Hope this helps.

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Old 12-13-2007, 01:05 AM
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For Centos 5.1 you can simply add the 'rpmforge' repository and just do: yum install rar unrar

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Old 12-14-2007, 05:00 PM
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Alternativley if you are having problems with RPM's, you can just get the CLI version of WinRar directly from www.rarlab.com. Make sure you have Glibc 2.4 though.

# wget http://rarlab.com/rar/rarlinux-3.7.1.tar.gz
# tar xvzf rarlinux*
# cd rar
# make
# make install

Hope this helps.
That really doesn't do anything to resolve issues. It's always best to use a "package" based system for non source related stuff so that you can grab the dependencies.

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For Centos 5.1 you can simply add the 'rpmforge' repository and just do: yum install rar unrar
You should be able to with 4.x now too, at least I was able to. the 'rar' package still complains about the glibc crap, but it'll get there eventually I guess.

This is what happens when you use pre-compiled stuff, you get to deal with dependencies on their own stuff. Unfortunately, the only (known) source for rar exists in a win32 platform AFAIK.

This is why tar/zip are so much better, the issues just don't exist, or aren't as prevalent.

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Old 05-28-2009, 03:33 PM
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unrar: /lib/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.7' not found (required by unrar)

tried yum install and now getting this, how can i get `GLIBC_2.7'

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Old 06-08-2009, 06:27 PM
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unrar: /lib/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.7' not found (required by unrar)

tried yum install and now getting this, how can i get `GLIBC_2.7'
Hi
also we have this problem.

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