ENGRAMPA(1) General Commands Manual ENGRAMPA(1)

Engrampa - Archive Manager for MATE

engrampa [OPTIONS...] [FILES...]

Engrampa is the official archive manager for the MATE Desktop Environment, it is a graphical front-end to archiving utilities such as tar and zip. It is a fork of File Roller.

Specifies the archive file to open when engrampa starts. If this is not specified, engrampa will start with a blank window and you may open an archive from the menu or by using the shortcut CTRL+O.
Add files to the specified archive and quit the program
Add files asking the name of the archive and quit the program
Extract archives to the specified folder and quit the program
Extract archives asking the destination folder and quit the program
Extract archives using the archive name as destination folder and quit the program
Default folder to use for the '--add' and '--extract' commands
Create destination folder without asking confirmation
X display to use.
-?, --help
Print standard command line options.
Print all command line options.
Show the application's version.

This program also accepts the standard GTK options.

engrampa -h matelivecd.iso

Extract matelivecd.iso to ./matelivecd in the current working directory.

engrampa ./matelivecd/* -a matelivecd.tar.gz

Create a new gzip compressed tarball archive named matelivecd.tar.gz, containing all the files located in the ./matelivecd directory.

engrampa matelivecd.tar.gz

Open matelivecd.tar.gz to view and manipulate its contents.


Engrampa is written by Paolo Bacchilega <paolo.bacch@tin.it> and Perberos <perberos@gmail.com>.

Stefano Karapetsas <stefano@karapetsas.com> (2014)
Adam Erdman <hekel@archlinux.info> (2014)

This manual page was originally written for the Debian Project by Sven Arvidsson <sa@whiz.se>, for File Roller. (2007)

Further information may also be available at: http://wiki.mate-desktop.org/docs

1 February 2014 MATE Desktop Environment