How do you unzip a 7zip file

I know this is a silly question but how do you unzip a 7zip file using a GUI method. I am using the plasma desktop

Install the Ark unarchiver, if it isn’t already installed:

sudo pacman -S ark --needed

then right click on a .zip file, or any supported archive, and use the extract menu (which will give you options such as extract here).

or just use unzip file.zip from the command line

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Wow thanks that was quick I miss typed my question was supposed to be 7-zip
will this work with that as well

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Haha, I just popped onto the forums and saw a new post :wink:
You need to then add the p7zip package as well, which is an implementation of 7Zip that runs on gnu/linux:

sudo pacman -S ark p7zip --needed
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Thanks you were a great help

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Strange, I have never installed anything extra. With both KDE and Xfce it always works out of the box via the context menu.

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Me too, the old days on Mint I installed Peazip and got a GUI, but now I don’t bother - just right click extract from Dolphin. I guess his was a very minimal install…

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