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

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