Security :How to Crack Zip Files Password on ubuntu

If you forget your password for compressed archive (rar, 7z, zip), RarCrack is the solution. RarCrack uses a brute-force algorithm to find correct password. You can specify which characters will be used in password generations.

Preparing your system for installation

Install the following package

kartook@Nilas:~$ aptitude install libxml2-dev build-essential

Download the latest version of rarcrack from here

kartook@Nilas:~$ wget

Extract the tarball file
kartook@Nilas:~$tar xvjf rarcrack-0.2.tar.bz2
kartook@Nilas:~$cd rarcrack-0.2
kartook@Nilas:~$make install

Using Rarcrack

rarcrack your_encrypted_archive.ext [–threads thread_num] [–type rar|zip|7z]

Example with a rar-file, 7z-file, and zip-file

kartook@Nilas:~$rarcrack password_protected.rar
kartook@Nilas:~$rarcrack password_protected.7z

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