How to unpack deb packages
Forum: DSL Tips and Tricks
Topic: How to unpack deb packages
started by: Juanito
Posted by Juanito on Mar. 21 2008,12:43Here's a useful way to get at the contents of a deb package without having to load it.
Requires compile-3.3.5.uci or other package containing "ar" and assumes the deb package is in /home/dsl:
- the contents of the deb package will be found in /home/dsl
Posted by jaapz on Mar. 21 2008,22:00cool thx, just what i needed
Posted by WDef on Mar. 22 2008,00:37Also: those fancying a gui solution to browse or unpack the contents of deb, rpm, and a lot of other archive formats, might like peazip.uci
I've also found that peazip can unpack .zip files I've been sent that Busybox and gnuutils unzip can't.
Posted by jpeters on Mar. 22 2008,06:50