Engrampa - File Archiver

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Engrampa is the official archive manager for the MATE Desktop Environment, it is a graphical front-end to archiving utilities such as tar and zip. It is a fork of File Roller.

Engrampa supports most common operations such as creating, modifying and extracting files from an archive. You can also view the contents of an archive and open files contained within the archive.


   engrampa [OPTIONS...] [FILES...]


          Specifies  the  archive file to open when engrampa starts. If this is not speci‐
          fied, engrampa will start with a blank window and you may open an  archive  from
          the menu or by using the shortcut CTRL+O.

   -a, --add-to=ARCHIVE
          Add files to the specified archive and quit the program

   -d, --add FILE
          Add files asking the name of the archive and quit the program

   -e, --extract-to=FOLDER
          Extract archives to the specified folder and quit the program

   -f, --extract
          Extract archives asking the destination folder and quit the program

   -h, --extract-here
          Extract  archives using the archive name as destination folder and quit the pro‐

          Default folder to use for the '--add' and '--extract' commands

          Create destination folder without asking confirmation

          X display to use.

   -?, --help
          Print standard command line options.

          Print all command line options.

          Show the application's version.

   This program also accepts the standard GTK options.

Build / Install

Simple build procedure:

$ git submodule update --init --recursive   # Init Git submodules
$ ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr                # Build configuration
$ make                                      # Build

For installation to a separate prefix change the above ./autogen.sh command to:

$ ./autogen.sh --prefix=/an/other/path

After building the package you may install it:

[ Become root if necessary ]
$ make install                              # Installation