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File Types Index

Information about different files used in Puppy Linux.
Puppy Specific File Types
Package File Types
  • PET - Puppy software packages, loaded into SaveFile
  • SFS - Puppy software package, read-only, loaded as file-system layer
  • DEB - Debian/Ubuntu software packages, generally compatible with Puppy 5.2x Lucid
General File Types
  • BIN - executable program files
  • SFS - read only compressed file system
  • TAR - compressed files
  • TXZ, tar.xz - files using xz compression
  • TGZ, GZ, tar.gz - files using gz compression
Document Files
  • PPD - printer configuration files
  • PDF - portable document file
  • DjVu - stores scanned documents
Linux Files
.desktop files are the standard way for Linux programs to provide information about themselves

Also see
How to avoid loading SaveFile
How to Resize Savefile
AssociateFiles - How Associate filetypes
How To Add MIME Type
Internet Media Types
RootFs - linux directory structure
Software Package Naming Convention
File - File identification software

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