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Re: Newbie wants Firefox and Tbird

Fritz Brown wrote:
>>You need to run
>>sudo dpkg -i [whatever it is].deb
> Aaaahh.  Will try that.  Everything else had me doing a dpkg -i | --install [whatever].deb.  And, it really didn't like that "| --install" part.
> (Running Woody till I get this thing as a going concern.  Then I will upgrade.)

You need superuser privileges to install packages.  Pacakges deposit
files in /usr, /etc, /var, and lots of places that a normal user
shouldn't be able to affect.

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