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    installing .deb files on sidux

    hi i have downloaded various .deb packages i run sidux and am confused as to how to install them i have tried running them through the root terminal all frustratingly to no avail come someone please help me as i am a uni student who is slowly converting over from the dark side(windows) and need just a little indication as to the right direction to take


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    Linux Engineer b2bwild's Avatar
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    simply use this command
    # dpkg -i filename.deb

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Which command are you executing to install .deb package? Could you post exact error message here, if any.
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    Linux Guru reed9's Avatar
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    Yes, how are you downloading the .deb packages and from where? Are you using apt-get? Sidux officially recommends using only apt-get for package management. Here is a how to: APT HOWTO - Managing packages

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