How to install P7Zip - Desktop
on Red Hat Enterprise 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 Red Hat Enterprise 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

Snap is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, from the 7.6 release onward, from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository.

It is not yet available in the EPEL 8 repository, and consequently, not yet available for RHEL 8 unless you build the RPM yourself.

The EPEL repository can be added to your system with the following command:

Adding the optional and extras repositories is also recommended:

sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "rhel-*-optional-rpms" --enable "rhel-*-extras-rpms" sudo yum update

Snap can now be installed as follows:

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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