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Old 04-14-2004, 12:13 PM   #1
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Installing a .deb file.

Can you tell me the command to install a .deb file. i have to do it manually as i have just installed Debian and i am setting up my modem, however before i can I need GCC and make. I have downloaded them through windows and mounted the windows drive to access them, how do i use them?
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The command to install a .deb file is
dpkg -i filename.deb


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