.deb Package

Michael Bach (gmx) bach.michael at gmx.net
Fri Sep 28 17:02:44 UTC 2007

Darryl Tidd wrote:
> I downloaded a .deb package today, and when I click on it, it opens in
> Ark.  What program should I open it with?
> D

Hi Darryl,

on the commandline, run the following command as root:
"dpkg -i packagename.deb"
Or as a user, run
"sudo dpkg -i packagename.deb"

The "packagename.deb" can also include the whole path to your file, ie.

See "man dpkg" for more infos.


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