cannot install programs
daniel at rimspace.net
Sun Oct 22 06:47:14 BST 2006
Rob Blomquist <rob.blomquist at verizon.net> writes:
> On Saturday 21 October 2006 11:53, Bry Melvin wrote:
>> you should use sudo dpkg -i packagename.deb
> I highly recommend that you install with "sudo apt-get install
> packagename.deb, as that will check the dependancies.
Er, no. apt-get has no capability to install .deb package files; it is
only able to fetch them from a remote repository and install them.
Using apt-get to install packages is great, but if you have it
downloaded already it doesn't help much. Which, I admit, sucks. :)
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