What is DEB file?
Debian is an open source GNU/Linux distribution that is known for its stability, security, and large software package repository. Debian packages are offered in the DEB file extension. Debian has a lot of software packages which are easy to install on your system. You can install them by running the command dpkg -i filename.deb where filename is the name of the DEB file extension. The best thing about this linux distro is that it comes with a preinstalled package manager called apt-get that will help you download other necessary packages for your system. The Debian Extension Binary Format (.DEB) is used by Linux distributions to describe software packages that are distributed as binary executable files instead of source code, which can be compiled into other formats like .rpm or .tar.gz files
DEB Format details
|Full Name||Debian Software Package|
Software, that convert DEB files
The easiest way to convert a DEB file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle DEB files. Open your DEB file with one of them and save in another file format.
- Synaptic Package Manager