Installing .deb packages with apt-get

Cybe R. Wizard cybe_r_wizard at
Wed May 16 18:51:31 UTC 2007

"Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at>  said:
> 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.
sudo apt-get install <package_name>

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