ARK Archiver For Linux


ARK archiver for Linux manages various archive formats, including tar, gzip, bzip2, lha, rar and zip. Support for certain archive formats depends on the appropriate command-line programs being installed. It can be used to browse, extract, create, and modify archives.

Size: 93,6 MB

License: GNU GPLv2

ARK archiver for Linux.

Features include:
Acts as a frontend to command-line archivers. It works with many backends, including 7z, tar, rar , zip, gzip, bzip2, lha, zoo, and ar
Advanced batch mode to manage archives without launching the graphical user interface. This mode allows users to extract or create archives and add files to them
Archives creation with drag and drop
Integration into Dolphin and Konqueror, through KParts technology, if the Konqueror plugin from the kdeaddons package is installed
Support for editing files in archive with external programs. Files can also be deleted from the archive.

How to install via a terminal window:

sudo apt-get install ark

Press Enter.

The following additional packages will be installed:

  • gnustep-base-common gnustep-base-runtime gnustep-common kio
  • libdbusmenu-qt5-2 libgnustep-base1.24 libgpgmepp6 libkf5archive5
  • libkf5attica5 libkf5auth-data libkf5auth5 libkf5bookmarks-data
  • libkf5bookmarks5 libkf5codecs-data libkf5codecs5 libkf5completion-data
  • libkf5completion5 libkf5config-bin libkf5config-data libkf5configcore5
  • libkf5configgui5 libkf5configwidgets-data libkf5configwidgets5
  • libkf5coreaddons-data libkf5coreaddons5 libkf5crash5 libkf5dbusaddons-bin
  • libkf5dbusaddons-data libkf5dbusaddons5 libkf5globalaccel-bin
  • libkf5globalaccel-data libkf5globalaccel5 libkf5globalaccelprivate5
  • libkf5guiaddons5 libkf5i18n-data libkf5i18n5 libkf5iconthemes-bin
  • libkf5iconthemes-data libkf5iconthemes5 libkf5itemviews-data
  • libkf5itemviews5 libkf5jobwidgets-data libkf5jobwidgets5 libkf5kiocore5
  • libkf5kiofilewidgets5 libkf5kiontlm5 libkf5kiowidgets5
  • libkf5notifications-data libkf5notifications5 libkf5parts-data
  • libkf5parts-plugins libkf5parts5 libkf5pty-data libkf5pty5 libkf5service-bin
  • libkf5service-data libkf5service5 libkf5solid5 libkf5solid5-data
  • libkf5sonnet5-data libkf5sonnetcore5 libkf5sonnetui5 libkf5textwidgets-data
  • libkf5textwidgets5 libkf5wallet-bin libkf5wallet-data libkf5wallet5
  • libkf5widgetsaddons-data libkf5widgetsaddons5 libkf5windowsystem-data
  • libkf5windowsystem5 libkf5xmlgui-bin libkf5xmlgui-data libkf5xmlgui5
  • libkwalletbackend5-5 libobjc4 libphonon4qt5-4 libpolkit-qt5-1-1
  • libqt5script5 phonon4qt5 phonon4qt5-backend-vlc sonnet-plugins unar

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