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These are the principal kinds of package:
- deb — Debian package, originally from Debian. Used by Debian and derivatives such as Ubuntu.
- PISI is used by Pardus. Used by Pardus and derivatives Pardus-Anka and Pisi Linux.
- pkg.tar.xz — used as default by Arch Linux's Pacman package manager.
- PUP and PET - used by Puppy Linux - click and install package type. OS can be installed to a flash drive for portability and will bring apps with it.
- QPKG - Used by QNAP NAS devices.
- TazPKG - SliTaz package based on Cpio and gzip/Lzma with a shell control file.
- List of software package management systems
- Package management system
- Advanced Packaging Tool
- CNR (software)
- Justin Angelo Cappos, Stork: Secure Package Management for VM Environments, ProQuest, 2008, p. 128 ;
- "InstallingSoftware - Community Ubuntu Documentation". Help.ubuntu.com. Retrieved 2013-04-24.
- "makepkg.conf(5) Manual Page".
- Kauler, Barry (2006). "Pup FAQ". Retrieved 2008-10-27.
- "App Center (QPKG)".
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