Re: Newbie Troubles
You can download unrar using Synaptic.
Originally Posted by oddfuturetdw
I'm puzzled. You appear to have a very odd setup. Software Center should work out of the box on a pristine install. Have you done anything unusual to your installation since it was initially installed? Have you changed any settings, activated the root account (you shouldn't), or run any scripts using sudo?
I'll click install but it will only show the download bar for a quick second and then disappear showing install again.
Newb: How far must I jump to clear the ledge halfway down?
Guru: It's bad to jump off cliffs. Let's look at better options.
Newb: Stop harping about "best practices" and just let me jump.