Joseph Vella vayu at
Sun Feb 26 23:58:51 GMT 2006

On Sunday 26 February 2006 3:10 pm, Jay Ridgley wrote:
> Folks,
> There was an earlier post about back-up packages and the suggestion was 
> to use sbackup.
> The method for installation was -- sudo apt-get install sbackup. When I 
> tried that this was the response:
> jay at polar:~$ sudo apt-get install sbackup
> Password:
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> E: Couldn't find package sbackup
> jay at polar:~$
> So, I went to their website and downloaded it onto my system. I have not 
> been able to determine where the package -- sbackup_0.9-1_all.deb needs 
> to be placed to enable installation. Where does it need to be placed or 
> how do I do the install from the directory in which it is currently 
> residing?
> All suggestions appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Jay
> -- 

just cd into the directory you downloaded it to and then:
dpkg -i sbackup_0.9-1_all.deb

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