LKBEN11040: Howto install a package with dpkg when you have a deb package


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 0 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

You need to install a package and have a deb file

Cause

none

Solution

Well, this is easy. I wonder who looks for this article but will create it anyway to make the knowledge base more complete.

You install a deb package with dpkg by entering the following command:

dpkg -i <packagename.deb>

That is it. :-)

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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