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Old 01-23-2007, 05:16 AM   #1
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about apt source.list

hi everybody.
I have ubuntu edgy on a dell 1300.
my question is:
may I put a directory in /etc/apt/source.list
and put the *.deb in this diroctory and use apt-get install?
have a nice day.
Old 01-23-2007, 05:59 AM   #2
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apt-get install <filename>.deb works, you can temporarily place the .deb file in /tmp/ or something like that. You don't have to change the /etc/apt/source.list to install that file.
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Old 01-23-2007, 08:22 AM   #4
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really I never knew that worked, I allways uesd dpkg -i <filename>.deb


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