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Re: unpacking .deb on SuSE

ron wagner <rwag66@yahoo.com> writes:

> How do I unpack .deb packages on SuSE?
> For instance, I think I need to unpack
> dpkg_1.10.28_i386.deb, so I can unpack the other
> utilities so I can use netselect and wget to download
> the Debian 3.1 DVDs so I can install Debian.  It's
> kind of a Catch-22 for me.
> Thanks for the help,
> Ron

'ar x dpkg_1.10.28_i386.deb' will give you the control, data and meta
file from the deb and 'tar -xzf' will unpack them in turn.


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