e – Extract Any Archive

Categories Apps, Scripts

With this little tool you can extract almost any archive in Linux so you do not need to remember which tool and what command lines are necessary.

Usage:
# Extract a zip file: e file.zip
# Extract a rar file: e file.rar
# Extract several archives, one after another: e a.tar.gz b.tar.bz2 c.cab d.deb e.rpm
# Extract every file from the current directory: e *
Download e Here

sudo apt-get install ruby
wget http://martin.ankerl.com/files/e
chmod a+x e
sudo mv e /usr/local/bin

Thanks to martin.ankerl.com

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