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What happens in the installation of .deb file?
I want to know what happens when we install a .deb file?
Using gdebi,we can find the list of files included in the "Included Files" tab.
When we click install,if it just extracts all those files from the root / or any other processing done by the OS?
This is not really a kernel question.
A .deb package contains additional information beside the actual binary files.
Like which other packages have to be installed, or what commands are to be run before/after the files are extracted.
The Debian GNU/Linux FAQ - Basics of the Debian package management systemDebian GNU/Linux -- You know you want it.