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[http://p7zip.sourceforge.net/ p7zip] is command line port of [[Wikipedia:7zip|7-Zip]] for [[Wikipedia:POSIX|POSIX]] systems, including Linux.
 
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* {{man|1|7za}} is a stand-alone executable that handles fewer archive formats than 7z.
 
* {{man|1|7za}} is a stand-alone executable that handles fewer archive formats than 7z.
* {{man|1|7zr}} is a stand-alone executable. It is a "light-version" of 7za that only handles 7z archives. In addition, contrary to 7za, it can not handle encrypted archives.
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* {{man|1|7zr}} is a stand-alone executable. It is a "light-version" of 7za that only handles 7z archives. In contrast to 7za, it cannot handle encrypted archives.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Latest revision as of 15:01, 9 July 2018

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p7zip is command line port of 7-Zip for POSIX systems, including Linux.

Installation

Install the p7zip package.

The command to run the program is the following:

$ 7z

Examples

  • List the content of an archive:
$ 7z l <archive name>
  • Extract all files from an archive to the current directory without using directory names:
$ 7z e <archive name>
  • Extract with full paths:
$ 7z x <archive name>
  • Extract into a new directory:
$ 7z x -o<folder name> <archive name>

Differences between 7z, 7za and 7zr binaries

The package includes three binaries, /usr/bin/7z, /usr/bin/7za, and /usr/bin/7zr. Their manual pages explain the differences:

  • 7z(1) uses plugins to handle archives.
  • 7za(1) is a stand-alone executable that handles fewer archive formats than 7z.
  • 7zr(1) is a stand-alone executable. It is a "light-version" of 7za that only handles 7z archives. In contrast to 7za, it cannot handle encrypted archives.

See also