May 26, 2018

Manage file archives of various types

atool is a script for managing file archives of various types tar, tar+gzip, zip, etc.. It provides the following commands

  • aunpack extract an archive, avoiding tar bombs
  • als list the contents of an archive
  • acat extract files to the standard output
  • apack create an archive

Optional dependencies lbzip2 or pbzip2, lzip, plzip, lzop, lzma, zip, unzip, unrar, lha, unace, arj, arc, nomarch, p7zip, unalz.

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