Open deb file

deb file icon Did your computer fail to open deb file? We explain what deb files are and recommend software that we know can open your deb files.

What is deb file?

Files with deb extension can be mainly found as Debian distribution packages - compressed archives for Debian Linux operating system. Some archiving utilities, such as 7-zip, are also able to extract the content of DEB packages.

deb file description

File extension deb is commonly used for Debian packages. Debian packages are binary files that contain executables, configuration files, man/info pages, copyright information, and other documentation needed to install a program from the package.

These files are used in Debian Linux operating system and its derivates (Ubuntu) as main source of installation packages.

Software that will open deb file


Operating system based on the Linux and FreeBSD kernels

Other deb file extensions

deb - Apple iPhone Cydia application installation package

The deb file extension is related to application installation package used by Cydia an alternative app store for Apple iPhone.

deb - MS-DOS debug script

A deb file extension is related to the MS Debug program. A deb file contains debug script.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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