I’ve been hunting for a post on how to have KDE “extract here” like Foresight Gnome edition does (it’s really handy to one click extract archives). Post after post found via Google did nothing at all to help me out. Most tried to have you read how to do this manually by creating your own service menu and they would use xterm to extract. I wanted to use ark…mainly because it’s there and it’s a gui.
Then I decided to search KDE-Apps.org and viola! I found it. A handy little tool that allows you to right click on any archive and “extract here” with Ark. Here’s how to install it.
cd ~/.kde/share/apps/konqueror/servicemenus wget http://www.kde-apps.org/CONTENT/content-files/58251-extract_archive.tar.gz tar xvf 58251-extract_archive.tar.gz rm -rf 58251-extract_archive.tar.gz
Now right click on any archive and you should have the ability to “extract here” through the extract archive menu listing. You can also “extract to” any directory. Obligatory screenshot to follow. Hope this helps everyone out!
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