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

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name liblinux-distribution-perl
Package version 0.21
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 53 B
Download size 8.25 KB
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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_0.21-1_all.deb 0.21 all Debian Main
liblinux-distribution-perl - - -


Name Value
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package liblinux-distribution-perl_0.21-1_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




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name in long description, and remove outdated list of detected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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