The .lnx file extension is related to the Linux family of operating systems. The .lnx file stores specific makefile.

There are 2 other file types using
the LNX file extension!

empty icon.lnx - Atari Lynx ROM image file

empty icon.lnx - Lynx project

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LNX file extension - Linux specific makefile

What is lnx file? How to open lnx files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The LNX file extension is associated with Linux operating system. The .lnx file stores specific makefile.

Makefiles are special text files that hat describes the dependence of the various files to other files. Together with the make utility will help programmers to automatically build and manage their projects.

The default software associated to lnx file type:

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Various Linux developers logoLinux operating systems  Linux/Unix software

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Various Linux developers

Linux is family of Unix-based operating systems. Linux kernel supports variety of devices such as desktop computers, smart phones, tablet computers, routers, video game consoles etc. Linux is also leading operating system for servers. Linux is available for free in many distributions on the Internet.

Popular distributions for desktops are Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian. For servers are variants of Red Hat, Xandros, Slackware, Debian, SUSE etc.

Operating system for smart phones called Android is also based on Linux. Nokia developed Linux based operating systems for smart phones called MeeGo and Maemo.

Help how to open LNX files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension LNX:

As far as we know, this .lnx file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .lnx file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open lnx file, edit lnx file, convert lnx file, view lnx file, play lnx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Create lnx file

Programs that can create lnx file - Linux specific makefile

Click on the link to get more information about Linux operating systems for create lnx file action.

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