Improved File Extraction Coming To GNOME's Nautilus
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 17 July 2016 at 09:02 AM EDT. 6 Comments
As part of Google Summer of Code, improved extraction support for compressed files is being worked on for the Nautilus file manager.

File extraction in Nautilus is now handled internally to offer better integration, there are more fine-grained controls, and the extracted directory name will now be more consistent.

GSoC student developer Razvan Mihai Chitu has explained more of this work along with current screenshots of Nautilus via his blog. He'll continue to spend the summer integrating FileRoller into Nautilus to make it simpler and "a transparent process" to manage archives within the GNOME file manager.
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