debain version

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Tue Jan 30 18:04:40 UTC 2007


Mario Vukelic wrote:

> On Mon, 2007-01-29 at 23:24 -0400, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Grab the package (_don't_ add the
>> repository to your sources.list) and "dpkg --install" it.
> 
> Good point (although you know that I am risk averse enough that I can
> see the merit in Scott's sibling reply too :)
> 
> To add to the dpkg --install idea: one can also download the package and
> doubleclick it. This has the advantage that Gdebi will start and not
> only install the package but install any dependencies from the proper
> Ubuntu repositories too

Oh right, you Gnome guys...  No gdebi on my kubuntu system, but kpackage
does the same. It is a better way than my two-line solution. kpackage,
however, isn't installed in kubuntu by default, and I'm not sure if adept
would do this otherwise.
-- 
derek





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