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Details of extension .ebuild

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ebuild file?
  • Which program can create the .ebuild file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ebuild format?
  • What can convert .ebuild files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ebuild extension?
Portage eBuild Script .ebuild file icon

Portage eBuild Script

EBUILD file is a Portage eBuild Script. Portage is a package management system used by Gentoo Linux, based on the concept of ports collections. An Ebuild Script is a specialized bash script which automates compilation and installation procedures for software packages.
Category: Development files
Application: Gentoo Linux
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

NAnt Build Tool Data

The .ebuild filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

build (1)

Can't open a .ebuild file?

If you want to open a .ebuild file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .ebuild association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ebuild

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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