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How to manage archives in Linux properly

Tested with PCManFm in Lubuntu 16.04 with .7z .rar .zip .tar.gz .iso... etc.

Source on Github

  1. C'mon why file-roller randomly extracts ton of files in same folder where archive is located? Why it can't create folder and extract files there instead of polluting my Downloads directory? Or why in case of error it silently quits? How should I know that only half of archive contents were extracted because of error? 

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