Questions tagged [ar]

ar is the Unix/Linux archiver utility, used primarily for maintaining static libraries and for Debian packages. Do not use this tag for questions relating to the country code for Argentina, or for augmented reality related questions.

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/usr/bin/ar: libsql_main.a: No space left on device

I need to install libmysqlclient. Unfortunately, this package is no longer in the "main" Arch Linux repository and it has been moved to AUR, so I have to compile it myself. During compilation I get ...
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Any example of the difference between adding modifer “c” and “s” or not to “ar” command

Many articales provide examples of using "ar" command uses "ar rcs " without explaination of the reason. I've tried the command by myself both with and without modifier "c" and "s" and find that the ...
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ar command move member (any example?)

I'm talk about the "ar" command in Linux/UNIX which is used for creating or managing archives. According to the manual, we can move members in an archive with "m" modifier. But there isn't any ...
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Debian xarchiver “Failed to execute child process ”ar“ (No such file or directory)”

I have Debian 9 and Xfce. am trying to install a commercial program given as a .deb -ending file. When I double click on the file, it opens a window titled "(filename.deb) - Xarchiver 0.5.4" and on ...
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Need Intel Xeon E3-1200 drivers for Linux Mint 18

MY school got donated 35 computers that are 4 years old. Each computer has 32 bit architecture. I've taken one to use it for and AR Sandbox (project by Oliver Kreylos). For that I've installed Linux ...
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Weird G++/AR Compilation issue

I'm working a patch-set to compile dpkg and APT onto Cygwin. I've almost got everything working, but I'm encountering some weird behavior with ar/g++ that I can't explain. APT's stock Makefile uses ...
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KDE opens .deb files with ar instead of a package manager

I just installed Debian for the first time. I use KDE. I'm trying to install Google Chrome and Steam. I download the installation package, then I double-click it. Instead of installing, both display ...
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oem-bt-ar-9462-dkms error in Ubuntu

I tried install new updates and this error keeps popping up. Is there any way that i could resolve this?
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Deleting a file object from a library

I've created a library with 3 file objects using: ar rv arhiva.a file.o file2.o file3.o Why I can't delete a file object from it? I've used ar xv arhiva.a file.o
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How it is possible that dpkg isn't neccesary for installing deb packages?

The information below seems misleading. I am confused with the example they give that if you lose dpkg (the program that lets you handle .deb files) you can use the other commands ar, tar, and gzip ...
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GCC not runnable on FreeBSD

I'm trying to run GCC on FreeBSD and I get this error: % gcc ar: unrecognized option `--plugin' usage: ar -d [-Tjsvz] archive file ... ar -m [-Tjsvz] archive file ... ar -m [-...
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Why doesn't 'ar' work like the manpage says?

I'm trying to use 'ar' included in Debian Wheezy armel version of binutils and it doesn't seem to operate like on other systems I've encountered. Some sample output from the command-line: $ ar Usage:...