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Old 10-21-2005, 10:50 AM   #1
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How to install .deb file

I was searching around for a freenas and found this, i wanted to install it but have no idea how can someone help

Old 10-21-2005, 11:25 AM   #2
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assuming you're on debian, you would do dpkg -i /path/to/deb-file
use man dpkg for more information

the same works for ubuntu. If you're on another distrobution, you'd have to look into what to do to install foreign packages.
Old 10-21-2005, 11:34 AM   #3
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you can also try to find the apt repository for that app, then just apt-get install and away you go. FYI in both cases you will need to be root, not user.


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