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Re: How to apt-get a downloaded deb file?



John Griffiths wrote:

> At 11:15 PM 1/27/2001 -0500, Frank Rocco wrote:
> >    Hello,
> >
> >I downloaded firestarter and am wondering how I get apt-get to install
> >it.
> >When I run the command, it says it cannot find the deb file.
> >
>
> u need to use dpkg, eg:
>
> #dpkg -i foo.deb
>
> it might tell you it has dependecies which you can apt-get (and if it works right it will then install the firestarter file without asking)
>
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Thanks for the tip.
Could you tell I was a newbie?<g>

Regards,
Frank



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