Thursday, October 25, 2012

Installing / Uninstalling .deb files in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu , the package files are in .deb files . To install the packages file , you should be having administrative password.


Installing .deb debian package file in Ubuntu


  • Double click the .deb file , it will be automatically opened with the GDebi Package manager and you can install it
  • From command line , use this command to install a package .
    sudo dpkg -i PACKAGEFILE.deb

Uninstalling a package in Ubuntu

  • From command line, use this command
    sudo dpkg -r PACKAGENAME