Request (?): Install .deb packages through the GUI

Rajeev J Sebastian rajeev_jsv at
Sun Sep 4 12:42:36 CDT 2005

On Sunday 04 September 2005 5:36 pm, Christoph Wiesen wrote:
> Hello,
> is this list a good place for a feature request?
> Anyway there's one shortcoming in hoary that really shouldn't be there.
> Right now (at least for me); It's not possible to install a .deb package
> with a simple click through the GUI. Though kpackage opens this program
> requires "su" and doesn'T seem to work with sudo.
> Maybe something can be done about that in breezy. A fixed kpackage would be
> alright, though I'd strongly encourage a simpler solutions - kpackage is
> rather redundant, looking at kynaptic or adept, once it's in kubuntu.
> Cheers,
> Chris
There is a .desktop file which allows to install a .deb via Konqueror. It is 
available at

Rajeev J Sebastian

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