George E. Murch Jr. gmurch at optonline.net
Wed Nov 2 14:25:06 CST 2005


Clay Weber wrote:

> Robert Payne wrote:
>
>> First, thanks for the prompt replies from all, appreciated,
>>
>>> sudo su
>>> dpkg -i PLACE DEB FILE HERE
>>>
>> OK, I have downloaded the file to my desktop.
>>
>> using   sudo dpkg -i /desktop/pikdev0.8.1-1_i386.deb
>>
>> enter my password
>>
>> response:-cannot access archive, no such file or directory.
>>
>>  From what I can see I have not made any typos in the file name so 
>> can I install
>> from the desktop or do I need to put it into another directory?
>>
>> Also, sorry, how do I get the fonts larger in the terminal window ? 
>> Running 1024 by 768 and have
>> edited the xconfig file to give me a 70hz refresh rate and most 
>> things fine except the terminal window.
>> Maybe I just need bigger glasses !!!!!!!!!
>>
>> Gosh this command line stuff takes a bit of getting used to after a 
>> lotta years away from dos !!!!!!
>>
>> Cheers and thanks
>>
>> Rob Payne
>>
>>
>
> You need the full path to the .deb file: 
> /home/<your-username>/Desktop/pikdev0.8.1-1_i386.deb
> or just ~/Desktop/pikdev0.8.1-1_i386.deb
>
> Remember also that filenames and directories are case-sensitive
> That one always gets me :)
>
/Put the DEB file in your home directory and make sure that you cd to 
the DEB file .../
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