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Routing and IPTables

From this documentation and hands-on testing, I follow, that:

Getting information out of binary debian packages

Of course, this can be done with the UNIX tools (ar, tar etc) but there is a cononical debian way. To extract the control file information, us

 $ dpkg-deb -I <package>.deb

and to get a listing of the file contents:

 $ dpkg-deb -c <package>.deb