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Old 05-23-2005, 09:30 PM   #1
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How do you run .deb files?


I just downloaded a .deb file. Does anyone know how to run this bugger? Or is it just an archive, and not like the wonderful and userfriendly .rpm format?

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Old 05-23-2005, 09:38 PM   #2
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dpkg -i filename.deb
 
Old 05-23-2005, 09:42 PM   #3
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You're my hero, MrCheeks! Thanks a lot.

Is there a way I could also do this from the GUI?
 
Old 05-23-2005, 09:54 PM   #4
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You could install kpackage and use it to install software.
 
Old 05-23-2005, 10:22 PM   #5
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You could install kpackage and use it to install software.
Time to turn Ubuntu into Kubuntu, I guess. Thanks again.
 
Old 07-26-2011, 11:21 PM   #6
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ubuntu software center

i always easily just double click it, and ubuntu software center will appear (as default program for deb files). then click "install" button. that's it ^_^
 
Old 07-27-2011, 06:07 AM   #7
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Gdebi will also do the job.
 
  


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