How to install P7Zip - Desktop
on Arch Linux

P7Zip - Desktop

P7Zip - Desktop

Ermesto Castellotti (ernytech)

P7Zip - Desktop

7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio, this package also includes the graphic frontend for maximum cosiness on the desktop.

P7Zip - Desktop is a soft-fork of p7zip, the copyright is owned by: Igor Pavlov for most of the code, Ernesto Castellotti (erny.castell@gmail.com) for the patches necessary for the operation of the p7zip GUI with Snap, and by other contributors (eg Debian Developers for its patches to p7zip).

I can offer any kind of private assistance for every problem concerning P7Zip Desktop through my mail (erny.castell@gmail.com) or through my Telegram profile (t.me/ErnyTech), do not hesitate to contact me if you notice any possible issue or if you want to ask anything, I am at your disposal.

You can fork, contribute, clone or compile P7Zip Desktop through this git repository: https://github.com/ErnyTech/p7zip.git P7Zip - Desktop is released under the LGPL v2.1 license, like p7zip (obviously).

Changelog:

  • Fix help contents launch: https://github.com/ErnyTech/p7zip/issues/4 (v16.02.2)
  • Implement exit P7ZIP Desktop from file menu: https://github.com/ErnyTech/p7zip/issues/3 (v16.02.2)
  • Version for i386 has been moved to stable channel! We need for time for do same thing with version for arm64 and armhf (17/10/18)
  • Fix launch p7zip desktop with arguments, needs for open p7zip desktop with "open as" of desktop environment (v16.02.1)
  • Initial p7zip (v16.02)

Details for P7Zip - Desktop

License
LGPL-2.1
Last updated
16 May 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install P7Zip - Desktop

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install P7Zip - Desktop

To install P7Zip - Desktop, simply use the following command:

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