Unpack .ace Files With Unace


Unpack .ace files with unace.

The chance that you encounter an ( .ace ) file that you need to unpack under Linux is quite small, but sometimes it happens. Documentation and examples of how to install and use the "unace" program under Linux is, at best, almost non-existent.

Unpack .ace files with unace.

We can start by "uninstalling unace v1.2" which is available in Debian's repository, because the program is not working, so there is no need to install it.

What you need to do is simply load unace v2.7 Read More Here and install the program via a terminal window.

Download the .deb file here.

sudo dpkg -i unace-nonfree_2.5-7_amd64.deb

Press Enter.

Set in the same folder as the file you want to unpack and type the following command:

unace x filename.ace

Press Enter.

processing archive /..tningar/linunace25/archivename.ace                        
Working: Creating listfile. Please wait.                                  
Working: Reading archive. Please wait.                                    

  • extracting filnamn - fil1.txt              CRC OK
  • extracting filnamn - fil2.txt              CRC OK

extracted: 2 files, totaling 53.243 bytes (compressed 23.204)


  • unace e archive name.ace (Extract files)
  • unace l archive name.ace (list files)
  • unace t archive name.ace (Test archive integrity)
  • unace varchive name.ace (list archive details)
  • unace x archivname.ace (Extract files by full path)
  • Add -y after x for example (-y assume you answered 'yes' to all questions. never ask!)


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