Installation Method

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Installation Method

Postby rhcepk » Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:46 pm


how are you

I have installed Simply MEPIS. I am still not able to install my Modem Driver.

Please tell me how I update my Kernel.

2nd is if I get any .deb Package what is the method to install any .deb file or package please tell me in detail I have plaend to learn about Linux but every time I left because when I try to install any ting i does not due to low knowlege .
any Linux Learning Web Site.

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Postby lambda » Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:16 am

type "man -k deb" to search man pages for the "deb" keyword.

"dpkg -i file.deb" is what you have to do. that will work on debian and ubuntu, of course. if you have something else (like fedora core), you shouldn't use deb packages.

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