This bug seems to be present on Kubuntu 16.10 also.
Attempting to open a rar file gives "No suitable plugin found.
Ark does not seem to support this file type."
dpkg -s shared-mime-info | grep Version
I have installed rar, unrar, p7zip-rar. I can extract files from the
command-line but not from Ark.
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So i was told here:
this mav be a package bug in ubuntu xenial, which i confirmed. There
are links to the upstream issue, which is already fixed, and a bugfix
that i would gladly wish you backport.
Description: KDE neon User Edition 5.7
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