Ubuntu Utilities

How to install PeaZip 6.4 on Ubuntu – Supports Optional Tabbed Browsing

PeaZip 6.4 recently released, is a free cross platform, portable file compression utility as well as a file manager based on open source technologies such as 7-zip, p7zip, FreeArc, as well as PEA projects. Before we proceed on how to install peazip ubuntu, lets take a look at what this release is about.

This latest release introduces (optional) tabbed browsing, as well as the ability to archive and extract using relative, full, or absolute paths.

  • Archive conversion procedure as well as file renaming function improved.
  • CRC/Hash tool now reports the number of occurrence of each file to speed up detection of duplicates.

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PeaZip 6.4 changelog


  • pea 0.61
    • crc/hash marks duplicate files
      • shows number of copies found to find duplicates, when value of best checksum or hash algorithm is checked
    • (PeaUtils GUI) secure delete removes items from list if successfully erased
  • (Linux x86-64) p7zip 16.02


  • Various fixes, visual updates as well as code cleanup

File Manager

  • Added tabbed browsing
    • Tab bar is toggled from “Tab bar” entry available in from main menu > Organize, and in address bar as well as tab bar context menus
    • Tab bar is also shown clicking on “Open in a new tab” in context menu
    • Furthermore tabs can be added, deleted, moved, and resized
  • Added rename options (context menu, File manager > Rename) : as well as prepend and append parent directory name
  • Improved rename dialog (F2)

Extraction and Archiving

  • Added option to archive as well as extract using relative, full, or absolute paths (non-persistent value, in advanced options) for 7z / p7zip supported archive formats
  • Improved archive conversion
    • If “Add each object to a separate archive” is checked (default), then no extra root foder is added to the converted archive (supported for conversion toward all 7z/p7zip formats)
    • If the option is unchecked (consolidate multiple archives into one), then it is added an extra folder with archive name to keep content separated

How to install PeaZip 6.4 on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04

With GTK2

sudo apt-get install gdebi

wget https://osdn.net/dl/peazip/peazip_6.4.0.LINUX.GTK2-2_i386.deb

sudo gdebi peazip_6.4.0.LINUX.GTK2-2_i386.deb

sudo apt-get install libcanberra-gtk-module:i386

With Qt

sudo apt-get install gdebi

wget https://osdn.net/dl/peazip/peazip_6.4.0.LINUX.Qt-2_i386.deb

sudo gdebi peazip_6.4.0.LINUX.Qt-2_i386.deb

How to uninstall PeaZip from Ubuntu

sudo apt-get remove peazip

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