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I want to download source package of eglibc. I get three options eglibc_2.17-97.dsc, eglibc_2.17.orig.tar.xz, eglibc_2.17-97.debian.tar.xz.

Please explain me the differences among these options and when to select which option?

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They are different types of archives. If it says those can install in Ubuntu thats all. But you can install that easily by sudo apt-get install eglibc-source –  Dumindu Mahawela Dec 29 '13 at 4:32
    
That is obvious. What I want to know is when to select which package? –  Jay Dec 29 '13 at 4:34
    
debian.tar.xz is easy to install because it is having a .deb file. Orig and .dsc are difficult because need to compile. If you are fluent in them, then you can. Easiest method is via apt-get –  Dumindu Mahawela Dec 29 '13 at 5:03
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