7-Zip for Linux

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Problem :

7-Zip for Linux, does such a thing exist?

I mean actually 7-Zip or a port, not another compression tool or command.

Solution :

If you use Debian or Ubuntu it is in the standard repositories (http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/p7zip), so you can install it with as little as:

aptitude install p7zip

Or for the full version that includes archive creation and other format support (http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/p7zip-full):

aptitude install p7zip-full

There are no doubt packages for it in the official repositories for most other distributions too, probably with the same package names.

PeaZip – a Linux 7-Zip port; supports all file formats that 7-Zip supports. The GUI of PeaZip is also nicer than 7-Zip’s.

Website: Peazip.sourceforge.net
Wikipedia article

You can always run 7-Zip in Wine. It runs flawlessly.

p7zip is a quick port of 7z.exe and 7za.exe (command line version of 7zip, see www.7-zip.org) for Unix.

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