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Re: Dselect

Steve Koop <skoop@dowco.com> writes:

> Hi There
> Does anyone know how to reinstall a program without purging the
> program then reinstalling it Other words trying to force reinstall
> using dpkg.. .

I don't think it's possible through dselect; you have to work directly 
with dpkg, which means that first you need to find the .deb file that
contains the package in question.  After that, doing:
  dpkg -i /path/to/file/name.deb
will install or reinstall a given package.

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