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    Question Managing .rar/.zip files in Chrome OS?

    I recently came across the first occasions for me to need to handle zip and rar files on the Cr-48. First, the Dropbox Dropquest required zip files, and I essentially had to wait for a friend to catch up and open the files for me. Now I need to get a hold of some publications to read over, and the best I could manage was a .rar holding all of them.

    Is there any way to work with these files in Chrome OS?
    Last edited by [pi]; 01-18-2011 at 09:50 AM.

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    Yup check out this ZIP web tool: WobZIP - uncompress on the fly!

    Supports: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, RAR, CAB, ISO, ARJ, LZHCHM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB and NSIS

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    Thanks for the link. It's currently giving me errors though. The files upload fine, but then don't uncompress.

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    Good find Stigy!!
    **Please search before asking questions***
    Why wait for CR48..? Try Chrome OS Now.

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    Thank you for posting this information!)

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    The current version supports Zip files like normal folders in the files app.

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    help on my acer google c7 chromebook os

    hi i have a google chrome os and acer c700 chromebook and i really need to use the exe files so forth on i was told that everything of windows files is on here and i need to know how to access it cause there is somethings i need and want to install but it has to be a 3rd party download or something plz help me


    thanx alot


 

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