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i can't install .deb files in ubuntu as i am new to ubuntu i dont know how to install anything as i have tried to XMMS and wine but both ...
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- 05-18-2006 #1
- 05-18-2006 #2
I thought Ubuntu had a package manager for you to install programs. You might want to try that method first or use apt.
apt-get install wine
apt-get install xmms
If Ubuntu does it the same way as Debian, then for a .deb file you would type:
dpkg -i filename.deb
- 05-18-2006 #3
also bear in mind that you have to use sudo before any of those commands if you want the installation to be system wide
- 05-18-2006 #4
- 05-18-2006 #5
thanks for the help really apriceate it