Installing .deb packages with apt-get

debian debiani386 at
Wed May 16 21:13:30 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 17:15 +0200, 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
heres whatcha do:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install [package name]

when installing the [package name] do not include the file extension


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