how to install non-apt-get debs?

Forum: Apt-get
Topic: how to install non-apt-get debs?
started by: nibznik

Posted by nibznik on Oct. 09 2004,04:29
hey guys
i downloaded a .deb file
but i dont know how to install it
i didnt get it using apt-get
isnt there a dpkg option?

Posted by cbagger01 on Oct. 09 2004,04:48

(Assumes that you have already restored apt/get dpkg programs and file structure by installing the dpkg.dsl extension OR choosing "Enable Apt" from the menu OR choosing "get Synaptic" from the menu)

Open an xterminal window and type:

sudo dpkg -i filename.deb

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