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Re: Newbie wants Firefox and Tbird

Stephen R Laniel wrote:

On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 10:36:02PM +0500, Fritz Brown wrote:
I was logged into the system as root, and opened an xterm, then tried dpkg.  That should work, if I ignore that "--install" stuff?

I don't know why they were telling you to do

dpkg -i | --install

-i and --install are the same argument to dpkg. In other
In this case | means "or" not an output redirect ;)

I know it's confusing, it should be dpkg [-i|--install]


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