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Old 06-26-2003, 08:50 PM   #1
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Command for .deb files


Whats the command to install .deb files? I am a bit confused here.
 
Old 06-26-2003, 09:22 PM   #2
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Try

apt-get install <name>
 
Old 06-26-2003, 09:39 PM   #3
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Whats the command to install .deb files?
In Debian, or another distribution?
Actually, apt-get is not that easy to use from a local system.
If there are no dependicies, 'dpkg -i' (from current directory) is better.
To run apt-get locally you need to create an entry in the /etc/apt/sources.list file. Otherwise apt-get refuses to know it is there.
 
  


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