milouny at gmx.net
Tue Nov 30 07:27:18 UTC 2004
Ken Adams wrote:
> HI People.
> I am try to add a new repository for one particular piece of software
> and am having trouble. the full URL is...
> If I can't add this as a repository then I must ask a "DEB based Distro"
> newbie question...
> Once I have downloaded a .deb file, how the heck do I install it.
> Rgds Ken
Use `dpkg -i this_is_your_package.deb'. For more info `man dpkg' will
learn you a lot of interesting stuff.
Adding the repository to /etc/apt/sources.list is ok, but if you add a
complete debian repository who's packages will take precedence over
ubuntu's (like debian unstable) you might break your system, so be
careful. Amsn won't do any harm, however.
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