Can't boot 14.04

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at
Tue Nov 8 12:12:23 UTC 2016

On Tue, 2016-11-08 at 12:44 +0100, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 08.11.2016, 12:38 +0100 schrieb Ralf Mardorf:
> > 
> >   sudo apt --no-install-recommends install
> > /var/cache/apt/archives/nvidia-304*131*deb
> > 
> this cant work, apt can not process a deb filename/path, it can only
> install if you give it a package name that matches an entry in the
> Packages.gz database, not a full path to a deb.
> if you want to install a deb use dpkg (and "apt -f install" to fix
> missing dependencies)

AFAIK apt could replace gdebi, resp. dpkg + fix broken.

At least on my Ubuntu 16.04 it works:

[root at moonstudio dummies]# apt install ./pulseaudio_07-13-moonstudio_all.deb
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Note, selecting 'pulseaudio' instead of './pulseaudio_07-13-moonstudio_all.deb'
The following packages will be DOWNGRADED:
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 downgraded, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/2026 B of archives.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
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