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    Linux Enthusiast crashandburn0420's Avatar
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    what type of program can i use to read .rar e-books?

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    not sure if it supports .rar but try ebookmerge, available in your friendly neighborhood portage tree...
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    a .rar us a win rar file. It's like Zip, so you'll need to decompress the file using "unrar"
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    ebookmerge is masked

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    you can unmask it...its 0.6 so it may be stable enough
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    how would i unmask it

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    man emerge
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    to unmask something you put it's name in the /etc/portage/package.keywords file. you can either edit it drectly, or just use echo:
    Code:
    echo "directory/package ~x86" >> /etc/portage/package.keywords
    so in your case it will be:
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    echo "app-doc/ebookmerge ~x86" >> /etc/portage/package.keywords
    just remember to include the FULL name in the package.keywords file.
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