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The .desktop files is in really part of the package itself, so of course the .desktop will b updated within the package. Indeed the .desktop files can be found in 3 different places. /usr/share/applciations /usr/share/app-install/desktop ~/.local/share/applications But be care for some tips: The .desktop in the /usr/share/applciations and those in ...


As mentioned in the comments to your question, a deb is just a way that Debian-based distros use to archive and distribute packages (think .msi in Windows). The applications that you mentioned were downloaded as deb files, extracted and installed. They don't need the deb files to work though, just like you don't need the setup files once you installed an ...

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