python-rarfile - RAR archive reader module for Python (Python 2)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-rarfile
Package version 2.7
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 102 B
Download size 17.47 KB
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This is a Python module for RAR archive reading. The interface is made
a zipfile like as possible. It supports both RAR 2.x and 3.x archives,
multi volumes archives, unicode filenames, but the password protected are not
supported in this version.
This is the python2 version of the package.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-rarfile_2.7-2_all.deb 2.7 all Ubuntu Universe
python-rarfile - - -


Name Value
bsdtar >= 3.0.4
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8
unrar-free -


Type URL
Binary Package python-rarfile_2.7-2_all.deb
Source Package python-rarfile

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-rarfile deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-rarfile




2015-04-10 - Hugo Lefeuvre <>
python-rarfile (2.7-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable.
* debian/compat:
- Bump compat level to 9.
* debian/control:
- Bump debhelper's minimal version to 9.
* debian/watch:
- Use instead of, following
DebianWiki's recommendation.
* debian/copyright:
- Update copyright years.
* Delete README.Debian and python3-rarfile.README.Debian (no more 
relevant due to last upstream release).
2014-12-14 - Hugo Lefeuvre <>
python-rarfile (2.7-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/control:
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6.
- Update python-rarfile's and python-rarfile3's synopsis to 
fix capitalization errors.
2014-06-09 - Hugo Lefeuvre <>
python-rarfile (2.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #680085)

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