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Install Rar in Fedora 17: make rar archive files

Plenty of resources explain how to install unrar support in Fedora, but what about when you need to create rar files, instead of merely extracting them?

Rar has licensing issues which is why it isn’t available in standard Fedora repositories. The package ‘Unrar’ is available in rpmfusion repositories, but to get rar compression support you can install one of these two non-Free packages:

rar-3.8.0-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm
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Ultra-secure social networking promised by Secure Share

Secure Share is a very interesting project that aims to replace existing social networks with a far, far more secure platform upon which developers can build new distributes apps and services. Think of it a bit like a new version of Bit Torrent with an easy API for sending messages, relationships, streams, and status updates, and a prototype desktop client for bringing these together in a social networking interface.… Read the rest


Gtimelog: editing logs

Gtimelog is very simple. It provides no method of editing the log of how your time was spent.

Fortunately the program’s simplicity extends to its system files, which encourage easy manual editing, without the need for a separate interface for doing so.… Read the rest