[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Installing local packages



* Daniel L. Miller (dmiller@amfes.com) [030502 11:48]:
> How can I install a package I have downloaded directly from a website?
> Apt-get says it doesn't accept a direct filename as an argument.

No, it doesn't.  You can use dpkg (which is the analog
to rpm, if you're familiar with an rpm-based system).

To install a .deb package:

dpkg -i filename.deb

good times,
Vineet
-- 
http://www.doorstop.net/
-- 
						--Nick Moffitt
A: No.
Q: Should I include quotations after my reply?

Attachment: pgpNQa21pENgu.pgp
Description: PGP signature


Reply to: