Re: apt-get dpkg question
On Mon, 2002-07-01 at 17:19, Rodney D. Myers wrote:
> When I run "dpkg -i <package>", and I'm connected to the internet, I
> 'know' I'll get the package, and supporting files installed, but are they
> saved to the local hard drive as well?
No you will not get the packages or supporting files. dpkg -i <package>
is only to install individual *.deb files that you have already
downloaded. Now if you were to use apt-get install <package> it will
get the package and all dependancies. And it will store these *.deb
files in /var/cache/apt/archives/
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