atool

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Description
atool is a script for managing file archives of various types (tar, tar+gzip, zip etc). The main command is probably aunpack, extracting files from an archive. It overcomes the dreaded "multiple files in archive root" problem by first extracting to a unique subdirectory, and then moving back the files if possible. aunpack also prevents local files from being overwritten by mistake.

Other commands provided are apack (create archives), als (list files in archives), and acat (extract files to standard out).
Interface: Command Line
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Available deb Repositories (how-to add a respository)
Debian 32-bit 64-bit
stable 0.37.0-3 0.37.0-3
testing 0.39.0-1 0.39.0-1
sid 0.39.0-2 0.39.0-2

Ubuntu 32-bit 64-bit
lucid 0.37.0-2 0.37.0-2
precise 0.38.0-1 0.38.0-1

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