Sooner or later you’ll download or will be sent something archived with the
Ubuntu 7zip Install
sudo apt-get update sudo apt install p7zip-full
7zip is included in Ubuntu’s default repositories (the ones your system is configured to use out of the box), so you should see output like this:
ubuntu@ubuntu-bionic:~$ sudo apt install p7zip-full Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Suggested packages: p7zip-rar The following NEW packages will be installed p7zip-full 0 to upgrade, 1 to newly install, 0 to remove and 0 not to upgrade. Need to get 1,164 kB of archives. After this operation, 4,759 kB of additional disk space will be used. Get:1 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 p7zip-full amd64 16.02+dfsg-6 [1,164 kB] Fetched 1,164 kB in 0s (4,918 kB/s) Selecting previously unselected package p7zip-full. (Reading database ... 240944 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../p7zip-full_16.02+dfsg-6_amd64.deb ... Unpacking p7zip-full (16.02+dfsg-6) ... Setting up p7zip-full (16.02+dfsg-6) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2ubuntu0.1) ... ubuntu@ubuntu-bionic:~$
You should be able to manage 7zip archives via the file browser, or via the command line.
You can confirm the version of 7zip that’s been installed too by running the following:
ubuntu@ubuntu-bionic:~$ 7z 7-Zip  16.02 : Copyright (c) 1999-2016 Igor Pavlov : 2016-05-21 p7zip Version 16.02 (locale=en_GB.UTF-8,Utf16=on,HugeFiles=on,64 bits,8 CPUs Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U CPU @ 1.80GHz (806EA),ASM,AES-NI) ... ... ...
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