n Debian GNU/Linux and its derivatives such as Ubuntu the software packages are bundled in a special format. We generally call them deb packages. A .deb package is basically an archive of files that you want to install to your computer, plus some header and control information that identifies the software. The deb files can be manipulated with dpkg command. Here are some common dpkg tricks that you can use in every day life on the Ubuntu/Debian systems.

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