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.