Ark completely useless in common user scenarios

Doug dmcgarrett at
Fri Aug 29 17:52:12 BST 2014

On 08/29/2014 07:57 AM, ianseeks wrote:
> On Friday 29 Aug 2014 02:42:02 Matteo Italia wrote:
>> Hello,
>> it's probably about 2 years since I switched to KDE, and it's mostly
>> been a pleasant journey; but since day zero, I've always had problems
>> with Ark, which, in my opinion, has several known bugs which really
>> cripple with the most common usage scenarios.
> i've never had any problems with Ark myself but then again i don;t use it
> much.
> Have you logged any errors in the bug tracking system ?  You'll also need to
> provide some version numbers of Ark/KDE etc you are using for someone to make
> any useful replies.
>> Suppose that a new KDE user - coming from WinRar, 7zip, PeaZip,
>> XArchiver, FileRoller, whatever - wants to open some document inside a
>> zip; he double clicks on the .zip and ark shows up. Nothing particularly
>> strange here (althought the UI could be somewhat less minimal).
Look up the commands to unzip unrar untar, etc. and do all this from a 
command line.
It's very straight-forward and unambiguous. Don't depend on Windows habits!

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