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


You need to install a package and have a deb file




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. :-)


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

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. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.