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Old 08-29-2006, 01:42 AM   #1
jbumgar
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How do you install debian packages in mepis?


I can't figure out how to install a game called warzone 2100 properly. Also how would I uninstall it in case I don't like it?
 
Old 08-29-2006, 04:46 AM   #2
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If its a deb file, then use "dpkg -i some.deb". Take a look at the manual (man dpkg) for detailed instructions on how to use it.
 
Old 08-29-2006, 12:41 PM   #3
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Start the Synaptic package manager program and search for it. You may have to add some additional debian repositories. I believe that if you add the world repository (I'm not on a Linux machine at the moment), you will probably be able to find it. Synaptic will install it for you once you select it to be installed.
 
  


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