With this little tool you can extract almost any archive in Linux so you do not need to remember which tool and what command lines are necessary.
I got fed up with the sheer impossible number of compression formats out there. I am an avid linux command line user, but remembering 20 different commands with strange switches to get to the juicy content of a compressed files is too much for me.
Therefore I have just happily spent a few hours of my life to write the application e that identifies which extraction tool to call with what parameter in order to save me precious seconds of rereading forgotten manpages. Continue reading “e – Extract Any Archive”