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Re: Yehaw!

Quoting Lee (lee@mvps.org):
> On Wed, 02 Feb 2000, David Wright wrote:
> > You'll be left with a package called /kernel-image-2.3.41_foo.1_i386.deb
> > in the directory above you (i.e. in ..) which you can then install
> > like any .deb file.
> I follow up to that point but my Windows brain does not grok "lnstall like any
> .deb file"  How is that? 

dpkg -i whichever.deb [whatever.deb ...]

installs those packages. (I put two packages because some people forget
that dpkg can handle multiple files and get stumped by circular
dependencies.) This is the only part of the process that you need
to be root to do.


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