Sunday, September 6, 2015

if the "compress" context menu of nautilus is missing

I had a freshly installed latest stable Debian (Jessie) and some files to archive. Those were photos, ant it was very convenient to pick some of them in visual mode and choose compress from the context menu of nautilus, but it was not there.

After some digging I found that file-roller package is missing, after installing it everything was okay, so

sudo apt-get install file-roller
killall nautilus
nautilus &