Re: directly installing a deb package
On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 10:10:36PM +0100, Alex Hunsley wrote:
> I've downloaded a .deb package from the net and want to install it. How do I
> tell apt-get that I'm giving it a direct file name rather than having it
> looking at the places in sources.list? The package is sitting in /tmp at the
> moment, and I've tried adding file:/tmp to sources.list, but still no luck - I
> think it's adding things like stable or main to the path.
Just use `dpkg -i filename.deb`.
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