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Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Tue Jan 20 22:04:26 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-01-20 at 16:49 -0500, H.S. wrote:
> Please correct me if I am wrong here. While installing a deb package,
> checks for the necessary dependencies before the actual installation
> occurs are performed and error messages are given regarding missing or
> conflicting dependencies.

Depends on how you install. When using "dpkg -i", no such check occurs
because dpkg is locate one layer beneath APT and therefore cannot
resolve dependencies. Gdebi however, which is the GUI default, does make
such a check as I wrote in my other reply.

>  More info here:

This link, on the other hand, has very little to do with the topic at

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