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Old 01-22-2005, 10:03 AM   #1
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Installing .deb files on Debian

Yeah, I know this question probably doesn't deserve to be answered, but I can't figure out how to install a .deb file that I downloaded. I checked a few websites, but they all just said how to use apt-get to get software from the Debian website.

A simple explanation would be great!
Old 01-22-2005, 10:06 AM   #2
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I'm a newbie as well but I just run dpkg -i whatever.deb
Old 01-22-2005, 12:10 PM   #3
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cool! It works.


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