Re: unstable package install into testing
> I have downloaded the unstable version of abiword into my home directory. I
> would like to install this on my testing system. I believe all dependencies
> for the unstable version (0.9.0-0.1) are met.
> How do I do the install? Do i need to put unstable in the sources.list?
> This is the only package I need from unstable.
> As root I copied the .deb into /var/cache/apt/archives and then tried
> apt-get install abiword=0.9.0-0.1.
> This gave me "E: Version '0.9.0-0.1' for 'abiword' was not found."
> Many thanks in advance.
One way is, as root:
dpkg -i /var/cache/apt/archives/abiword
> Joe Golden
> The Stevens School of Peacham
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