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Debian software package format

Debian software package format: Linux: Package Management for CentOS
Debian software package format: Linux: Package Management for CentOS

The first major package format created for Linux is the debian format or debs. A debian package contains binary files such as compiled programs, data files, metadata and installation scripts. The metadata includes the name, version, processor architecture, dependencies and a detailed description. Debian packages can come in udeb and deb format. Udeb packages are just for installation and deb format are used at any time.

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