Installing .deb packages with apt-get

Michael A. Moore mamoore at
Wed May 16 15:23:04 UTC 2007

gksudo dpkg -i

Read man dpkg for help :)  Apt-Get is just a front-end for dpkg.


On May 16, 2007, at 11:15 AM, Dotan Cohen wrote:

> How does one install .deb packages with apt-get? I'd like to use the
> package manager to install so that it's database will stay compete. In
> Fedora yum has a localinstall option that installs an .rpm package
> with yum instead of using RPM.
> Thanks in advance.
> Dotan Cohen
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