How to unzip files with .7z extension in Fedora Linux
There is an open source tool named 7zip which creates compressed files with .7z extension. Fedora Linux provides a package in its repository to install the application. First of all, you need to install “p7zip” package in the system as shown below. You need to login as root and the system should have an active Internet connection so that “yum” tool can download from Fedora repository to install 7zip in your system.
[root@techpulp ~]# yum -y install p7zip
If installation is successful, you should see a command with name “7za“.
You can the command 7za to uncompress a file with .7z extension as shown below:
[neo@techpulp ~]# 7za e jquery-1.4.chm.7z
7-Zip (A) 4.61 beta Copyright (c) 1999-2008 Igor Pavlov 2008-11-23
p7zip Version 4.61 (locale=en_US.UTF-8,Utf16=on,HugeFiles=on,2 CPUs)
Processing archive: jquery-1.4.chm.7z
Everything is Ok