Installing .deb packages with apt-get
dotancohen at gmail.com
Wed May 16 15:56:47 UTC 2007
On 16/05/07, Michael A. Moore <mamoore at mitre.org> wrote:
> gksudo dpkg -i
> Read man dpkg for help :) Apt-Get is just a front-end for dpkg.
I did not realize that apt-get is a frontend for dpkg. Then why to
apptitude function as front ends for apt-get? Why do they not operate
directly on dpkg?
For the record, yum is not a front end for RPM, which is why the
connection wasn't obvious to me.
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