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deepclutch 01-25-2006 03:15 PM

getting file-roller to open .deb files
 
Hello All,
I installed file-roller for my GNOME only KDE/QT free Debian Sarge installation.i tried installing all archive support on the sytem hoping file-roller will open .debs.so that i can view control and other files.Help me which package should i install to enable file-roller to open .debs.I know that "ar -x sds.deb" will extract..even in Ubuntu file-roller opens .debs.geeks Help me!

deepclutch 01-25-2006 10:16 PM

Help appreciated :)

LeftyAce 01-26-2006 09:27 AM

Hmmm. I replied to this yesterday, but apparently I didn't hit "submit post" sorry :-)

Why do you need to open .debs with fileroller? I'm not sure if it's possible. If all you need to do is install a .deb just run the command # dpkg -i <filename>.deb

deepclutch 01-31-2006 04:37 AM

Thank YOu.But in Ubuntu Breezy Fileroller can open .debs or .rpms..is there any way..

deepclutch 02-04-2006 10:00 PM

anyone to help

LeftyAce 02-05-2006 12:41 PM

Well, a little googling revealed this
Quote:

If you just are curious, and you want to take apart a *.deb file,
use "ar" (ar x $filename.deb).
(check out the whole question here)
Haven't used ar, so let me know how it works.

dabash 02-07-2006 03:51 AM

hmmm , i have the same problem but tell now i don't know how , so i am waiting for some one answer this question

thanks for all spicily deepclutch for this post

heema 02-07-2006 06:37 AM

you could unpack it by typing :

dpkg -x filename.deb foldername

s#ell 02-13-2006 09:01 PM

Dabash could you please send me the RHEL 4 scripts to the following id:

briansydney@gmail.com


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