How to Recover Your .rar File Password in Linux

Many people use password for .rar files, but what happens if you lost your password and you want to return it from your Linux. Are there any possibilities? Yes, I will guide you how you can recover your .rar files password using Linux.


You will have to install following packages before recovering the password:

1. Open the terminal and write the following package.

sudo apt-get install libxml2-dev build-essential

2. Now, you will have to download the latest version of rarcrack and unpack it. Download it here.

Use the following terminal command to unpack it: tar -xjf rarcrack-0.2.tar.bz2

3. After finishing unpacking you will have to make the install with following commands.

cd rarcrack-0.2
sudo make
sudo make install

4. In terminal with CD command go into the folder where your .rar file is stored and run it.

sudo rarcrack filename.rar –type rar

Now you will have to wait some good time till RarCrack will crack your .rar file.

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