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rar archive support in Cent OS 5

.rar archive is not available in linux by default, but it can be installed by the command

[root@localhost ~]# yum install unrar

This allows you to extract rar files using the command

[tony@localhost ~]# unrar e myfile.rar

The e parameter tells the unrar to extract. More details can be found in man unrar

Now In Gnome, You could right click on the file and click Extract here.