I need help installing a .deb package.
tycho at tycho.ws
Mon Jan 5 16:19:58 UTC 2009
I think what you may be looking for is something like this:
sudo dpkg -i /home/steven/Desktop/usermin_1.370_all.deb
dpkg is the tool behind Aptitude, apt-get, Adept, Synaptec, etc. The -i
option tells dpkg to install the package.
On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 10:10 AM, Steven Vollom
<stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net>wrote:
> I tried this in the console (what I want to do is install webmin):
> steven at Studio25:~$ sudo install
> install: missing destination file operand after
> Try `install --help' for more information.
> steven at Studio25:~$
> I have used Adept Package Manager and Synaptic to install packages. I have
> used apt-get install. But when I downloaded this package and put it on the
> Desktop, I was unable to install it. What do I do? Thanks.
> I also tried the help option, but was unable to understand how to use what
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