libfile-type-perl - module to determine file type using magic structure

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libfile-type-perl_0.22-3_all.deb
Package name libfile-type-perl
Package version 0.22
Package release 3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:perl devel::library implemented-in::perl perl role::program use::scanning works-with::file
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 15.62 KB
Installed size 67.00 KB
File::Type uses magic numbers (typically at the start of a file) to
determine the MIME type of that file.
File::Type can use either a filename, or file contents, to determine the
type of a file.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libfile-type-perl_0.22-3_all.deb 0.22 all Debian Main
libfile-type-perl - - -


Name Value
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package libfile-type-perl_0.22-3_all.deb
Source Package libfile-type-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libfile-type-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libfile-type-perl




2015-06-08 - Niko Tyni <>
libfile-type-perl (0.22-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ Niko Tyni ]
* Declare the package autopkgtestable
* Update to Standards-Version 3.9.6
* Add explicit build dependency on libmodule-build-perl
2013-09-13 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-type-perl (0.22-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Take over for the Debian Perl Group with maintainer's permission
* debian/control: Added: Vcs-Git field (source stanza); Vcs-Browser
field (source stanza); Homepage field (source stanza). Changed:
Maintainer set to Debian Perl Group <pkg-perl-> (was: Bastian Blank
<>); Bastian Blank <> moved to
* Add debian/watch.
* Switch to "3.0 (quilt)" source format.
* Use debhelper 8 and dh(1) in debian/rules.
* Drop version from perl build dependency.
* debian/copyright: switch formatting to Copyright-Format 1.0.
* Add /me to Uploaders.
* Update short description.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.4.
* Add a patch to fix a spelling mistake in the POD.
2008-04-05 - Mark Hymers <>
libfile-type-perl (0.22-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix FTBFS with Perl 5.10.  Closes: #467822
2004-10-08 - Bastian Blank <>
libfile-type-perl (0.22-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

See Also

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libfile-userconfig-perl_0.06-4_all.deb provides configuration directory for applications
libfile-util-perl_4.161950-1_all.deb Perl extension to handle files easily
libfile-which-perl_1.23-1_all.deb Perl module for searching paths for executable programs
libfile-wildcard-perl_0.11-3_all.deb Enhanced glob processing
libfile-write-rotate-perl_0.31-1_all.deb module to deal with files that archive/rotate themselves
libfile-zglob-perl_0.11-1_all.deb extended globs
libfileclasses1_2.6.7.6+ds-1+b1_i386.deb GDAL add-on tools to perform useful raster processing - libfileClasses
libfilehandle-fmode-perl_0.14-2+b1_i386.deb Perl module for checking filehandle status
libfilehandle-unget-perl_0.1634-1_all.deb Perl module that allows ungetting of multiple bytes
libfilesys-df-perl_0.92-6+b4_i386.deb Module to obtain filesystem disk space information
libfilesys-diskspace-perl_0.05-16+nmu2_all.deb fetch filesystem size and usage information from Perl
libfilesys-notify-simple-perl_0.13-1_all.deb simple file system monitor
libfilesys-smbclient-perl_3.2-3+b1_i386.deb perl interface to access Samba filesystem
libfilesys-statvfs-perl_0.82-3+b6_i386.deb Perl module for the statvfs system call