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Re: How do I use dpkg without superuser privileges?

Am 2003-11-17 11:02:27, schrieb Debs Spammagnet:
>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.
>Unfortunately, dpkg --unpack complains about root
>access just as --install does. BOO!
>I just want the thing unrolled, that's it.
>How do I do this? Help page turns up nothing.

Open mc (MidnightCommander), select the file and Hit <ENTER>. 
And you are "in". 

>PS Spammers...just because I post a question to a
>mailing list doesn't mean that I want my p*e*n*i*s
>enlarged. But if you want to bomb me with such offers,
>knock yourself out...hopefully I'll be able to read
>the actual responses between the offers :)

Now Spammer read this...


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