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Details of extension .slackbuild

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .slackbuild file extension, which is related to Slackware Linux Build Script.

We'll explain what exactly a .slackbuild file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .slackbuild files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


  1. Slackware Linux Build Script

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Slackware Linux Build Script

slackbuild file - Slackware Linux Build Script
The SLACKBUILD file belongs to the Development category and works with Slackware Linux, being used as a Slackware Linux Build Script. Slackware is a Linux distribution created by Patrick Volkerding in 1993. The developer is still actively supporting the Slackware Linux, likely. Based on our current information, Slackware Linux does not use other file types.
Application: Slackware Linux
Program name: -
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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The .slackbuild file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .slackbuild extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Having trouble opening a .slackbuild file?

If you want to open a .slackbuild file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .slackbuild association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.slackbuild

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 with 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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android