Thursday, September 17, 2009

How to install Debian packages (.deb files) on Ubuntu

The most easiest way to install a debian packages on Ubuntu, is by double click on the .deb file, and then select Install Package.

However, you could also install a debian package by using a terminal using this command:
sudo dpkg -i package_file.deb

To uninstall, use this command:
sudo dpkg -r package_name