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Old 09-08-2006, 05:36 AM   #1
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apt-get install is not installing softwere downloaded from net.

when i tried to install a softwere, glade3-3.0.1.tar.gz,using command
$apt-get install glade3-3.0.1.tar.gz
the message that terminal displaying is:
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
E: Couldn't find package glade3-3.0.1.tar.gz.
in my file system,
/etc/apt/sources.list containes only debian CD name and one website.
what i have to do to install that softwere.
my destro is debian 3.1.
any help will be appreciated.
Old 09-08-2006, 06:12 AM   #2
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"apt-get install glade" will install glade from the Debian repo.

tar.gz packages only contain source code (and can't be installed with apt).

Last edited by jens; 09-08-2006 at 06:14 AM.


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