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Re: How to "upgrade" a dpkg with a .deb



On Monday 28 August 2006 21:17, Matt England wrote:
> How can one upgrade an installed dpkg with a .deb file, much the same way
> one can run:
>
>     rpm -Uhv <new-version-of-package.rpm>
>
> using rpm?  I was hoping for a
>
>     dpkg -u <new-version-of-package.deb>
>
> command, but I don't see this or anything like it.  I can't find anything
> in apt-get's man page, either.
>
> Any suggestions, tips?

dpkg --install <packagename>, though unlike RPM, Debian has apt (and it 
actually works), so apt-get install <packagename> will download it for you, 
too.

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Paul Johnson
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