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Old 03-16-2006, 11:25 PM   #1
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hey guys i have some debian packages, *.deb, that im trying to open on ubantu, when i try it says "archive type not supported" do i need an update or something? any help will be appreciated. thanks
 
Old 03-16-2006, 11:30 PM   #2
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Both Debian and Ubuntu use DPKG(.deb files) as their default, so that should also simply work the same.

Try installing that package like this:
*open a terminal
*type: sudo dpkg -i package_name.deb

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Old 03-16-2006, 11:53 PM   #3
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...debian packages, *.deb, that im trying to open...
How are you trying to 'open' them. Double clicking them won't work.
 
  


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