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  • a pc with a running Ubuntu installation.
  • a LiveCD running in the above pc with access to the hard drive Ubuntu installation filesystem.

and I need to know how install an app from the running LiveCD to the Ubuntu installation, so when I boot the hard drive installed Ubuntu that app is correctly installed & available.


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What is the App? –  Mitch Jun 11 '13 at 14:34
@Mitch: festival, a text-to-speech synthetiser but now I'm curious if I can install any other app. –  diosney Jun 11 '13 at 16:06
Yes, you can, first chroot to drive in which ubuntu is installed, then simply type sudo apt-get install packegane name –  Tachyons Jun 11 '13 at 17:54

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  1. Chroot to the drive containing existing ubuntu installation

2 . sudo apt-get install <package name>

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