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When I try to extract different archives, files with the extension *.html never unpacked. Files with other extensions of the same archives successfully decompressed. Why is this happening?

I have Ubuntu 9.10 and Unrar 0.0.1.

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migrated from Dec 18 '10 at 15:29

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Your version sounds awfully out of date. Are you sure it's so low? Try updating it with

sudo apt-get install unrar

Or get the latest Linux version at this site:

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