.deb file errors

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon Jan 8 19:57:23 UTC 2007

Scott Kitterman wrote:

> On Mon, 08 Jan 2007 14:17:14 -0400 Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>
> wrote:
>>> Tried to install the .deb file I downloaded for the Network Manager and
>>> got error messages about it needing certain files.
>>> Could this be because I haven't yet updated Edgy since it has been
>>> installed, the fact that I didn't have my Network card inserted in my
>>> laptop or just a corrupted .deb file?
>>All of the above.  Why wouldn't you just install it from the Ubuntu
>>repository with synaptic, adept, apt-get, aptitude, etc, etc?
> The OP already said the machine in question isn't on a network yet.

He just said he downloaded it - _after_ saying he wouldn't be on the

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