WINRAR : Some work arounds

Solution A
#1. Make sure archive-manager is pre-installed. To check go to system->administration->Synaptic Package Manager and in the search box type- ‘ file-roller’ . It should list by default file-roller as installed and two more files like rolldice etc. So if file-roller is installed, cool else apply for installation.
#2.sudo aptitude install unrar

Solution B
Both steps #1 and #2 above in one shot: install p7zip-rar

saffrongeek@saffrongeek-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install p7zip-rar
[sudo] password for saffrongeek:
……
……
Selecting previously deselected package p7zip-full.
(Reading database … 214633 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking p7zip-full (from …/p7zip-full_4.58~dfsg.1-1_i386.deb) …
Selecting previously deselected package p7zip-rar.
Unpacking p7zip-rar (from …/p7zip-rar_4.58~ds.1-1_i386.deb) …
Processing triggers for man-db …
Setting up p7zip-full (4.58~dfsg.1-1) …
Setting up p7zip-rar (4.58~ds.1-1) …
saffrongeek@saffrongeek-laptop:~$

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