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.DEB File Extension

File TypeDebian Software Package

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CategoryCompressed Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a DEB file?

A DEB file is a standard Unix archive that contains two bzipped or gzipped archives, one for the installer control information and another for the actual data. DEB files are typically used for software installation packages.

More Information

DEB installer files are used by multiple versions of Linux including Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and PCLinuxOS.

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Programs that open DEB files
Updated 8/24/2016

About DEB Files

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