Installing .deb files
hawkwind at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 00:56:25 UTC 2006
On 10/25/06, Steven Pasternak <stevenp500 at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Hi! On Kubuntu 6.06, is there a half-descent way to install a .deb file?
> The menu from konqueror is kinda sad in that it doesn't try to use
> apt-get (or anything else) to resolve dependencies, just says they
> aren't there. Fedora has a simple tool that uses yum (basically apt for
> rpm) to download the missing packages. Does Kubuntu have something like
> that, or will they ever? Thanks!
sudo dpkg -i file.deb
That's the easiest way of course. You might even be able to do sudo apt-get
install file.deb to cure the deps it needs.
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