How to unrar file – CentOS 6.5

Install the rpmforge repo

wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm
rpm -i rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm
yum install unrar -y

Once you have the package installed, type in the following command to extract the rar

unrar x <filename>.rar

 

The x tell’s unrar to maintain the original folder structure. Make sure you do this in an empty folder.