Provided by: parchives_1.1.2-1_amd64
Parchives - Archive Manager for MATE
parchives [OPTIONS...] [FILES...]
Parchives is the official archive manager for the MATE Desktop Environment, it is a graphical front-end to archiving utilities such as tar and zip. It is a fork of File Roller. Parchives supports most common operations such as creating, modifying and extracting files from an archive. You can also view the contents of an archive and open files contained within the archive. This manual page briefly documents the parchives command.
filename(s)... Specifies the archive file to open when parchives starts. If this is not specified, parchives will start with a blank window and you may open an archive from the menu or by using the shortcut CTRL+O. -a, --add-to=ARCHIVE Add files to the specified archive and quit the program -d, --add FILE Add files asking the name of the archive and quit the program -e, --extract-to=FOLDER Extract archives to the specified folder and quit the program -f, --extract Extract archives asking the destination folder and quit the program -h, --extract-here Extract archives using the archive name as destination folder and quit the program --default-dir=FOLDER Default folder to use for the '--add' and '--extract' commands --force Create destination folder without asking confirmation --display=DISPLAY X display to use. -?, --help Print standard command line options. --help-all Print all command line options. This program also accepts the standard GTK options.
parchives -h matelivecd.iso Extract matelivecd.iso to ./matelivecd in the current working directory. parchives ./matelivecd/* -a matelivecd.tar.gz Create a new gzip compressed tarball archive named matelivecd.tar.gz, containing all the files located in the ./matelivecd directory. parchives matelivecd.tar.gz Open matelivecd.tar.gz to view and manipulate its contents.
Should you encounter any bugs, they may be reported at: http://github.com/mate-desktop/parchives/issues
Parchives is written by Paolo Bacchilega <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Perberos <email@example.com>. This Man Page has been updated/re-written for the MATE Desktop Environment by: Stefano Karapetsas <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2014) Adam Erdman <email@example.com> (2014)
This manual page was originally written for the Debian Project by Sven Arvidsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for File Roller. (2007)
Parchives documentation can be found from the "Help" menu, or by pressing the F1 key. Further information may also be available at: http://wiki.mate-desktop.org/docs