liblinux-distribution-perl - module for detecting the running Linux distribution

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename liblinux-distribution-perl_0.23-1_all.deb
Package name liblinux-distribution-perl
Package version 0.23
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:perl devel::library implemented-in::perl perl role::shared-lib
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 8.35 KB
Installed size 25.00 KB
Linux::Distribution is a simple module that tries to guess on what Linux
distribution it is running by looking for release's files in /etc. It now
looks for 'lsb-release' first as that should be the most correct and adds
ubuntu support. Secondly, it will look for the distro specific files.


Package Version Architecture Repository
liblinux-distribution-perl_0.23-1_all.deb 0.23 all Debian Main
liblinux-distribution-perl - - -


Name Value
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package liblinux-distribution-perl_0.23-1_all.deb
Source Package liblinux-distribution-perl

Install Howto

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




2015-07-04 - gregor herrmann <>
liblinux-distribution-perl (0.23-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Import upstream version 0.23.
* Update years of upstream and packaging copyright.
2015-06-04 - Nuno Carvalho <>
liblinux-distribution-perl (0.22-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Change based URIs to based URIs
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ Nuno Carvalho ]
* New upstream release
* debian/control:
+ update standards version to 3.9.6
+ add "Testsuite: autopkgtest-pkg-perl"
+ add libmodule-build-perl dependency
* Add debian/upstream/metadata file
* debian/copyright: remove upstream copyright duplicate line
2012-03-18 - gregor herrmann <>
liblinux-distribution-perl (0.21-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* New upstream release.
* Switch to "3.0 (quilt)" source format.
* Don't install README anymore.
* debian/copyright: Copyright-Format 1.0, complete upstream copyright
* Add /me to Uploaders.
* Set debhelper compatibility level to 8.
* debian/control: make short description a noun phrase, mentions module
name in long description, and remove outdated list of detected
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes).
2011-02-04 - TANIGUCHI Takaki <>
liblinux-distribution-perl (0.20-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release. (Closes: #481258)

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