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Re: How do I use dpkg without superuser privileges?


On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 11:02:27AM -0800, Debs Spammagnet wrote:

> I've been trying to de-deb a .deb file without root
> permission. I just want to unwrap the file like a tar
> file. I DO NOT WANT TO INSTALL IT. I just want to
> UNPACK it like i might a TAR file.

ar x packagename_nnnnn.deb

(yes, that is "ar", not "tar")

debian-users is a more appropriate place for these questions, though.


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