Re: Reinstall a package
> I have lost several files due to an fs inconsistency on ext2 fs, I
> would therefore like to just reinstall certain packages, to replace
> the lost files. Is there an easy was how this can be done? I
> checked the dpkg man page and did not find anything like reinstall.
'dpkg -i foo.deb' will reinstall the package foo, if it's already
installed. If you want to use APT, you've to use --reinstall in
addition to 'install'.
Moritz Schulte <email@example.com> http://www.chaosdorf.de/moritz/
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