Files with dsc suffix are commonly encountered as source control files for Debian. Found in installation packages for the system.
DSC file extension - Debian source control file
What is dsc file? How to open dsc files?
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The dsc file extension is associated with Debian, a computer operating system composed of software packages released as free and open source software, developed by the Debian Project.
This type of .dsc files contain a series of fields, identified and separated just like the fields in the control file of a binary package. The source package control file is generated by dpkg-source when it builds the source archive, from other files in the source package, described above. When unpacking, it is checked against the files and directories in the other parts of the source package.
The default software associated to dsc file type:
Company or developer:
Debian Project Team
One of the most popular Linux operating system distributions, Debian is distributed as a free open source software. Debian supports many platforms such as Intel, ARM, PowerPC, MIPS etc..
Debian uses GNOME desktop environment platform as default and in clean installation contains popular applications such as OpenOffice.org, Firefox, CD/DVD writing programs, music and video players etc..
List of recommended software applications associated to the .dsc file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open dsc file, edit dsc file, convert dsc file, view dsc file, play dsc file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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