Suppose I download a .deb package from a website and install it. (I assume that when I double click the .deb file, the package is installed through a GUI that interfaces with dpkg right?) How can I ...
I would like to install the most recent version of boto, which I do via python setup.py install Yet when I try to remove the old version the following packages also get removed: apt-get remove ...
Possible Duplicate: How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? I seem to be running into some difficulties with the acquisition of the latest libreoffice deb pkg. When I type ...
Possible Duplicate: How can I install software offline? I want to download and save some deb files, and preferably their dependencies, of certain apps, from the repositories (apt-get, ...
Is it possible to install packages using apt-get install without having HTTP access? In other words, can apt-get install packages from a small local repository? I know I can use sudo dpkg -i deb_file ...
I want to use Postgres 9.0 in Ubuntu. Does anybody know any repository that already has the debian package for Postgres 9.0? Do you think I should wait for the next Ubuntu release or Postgres 9.0 is ...
Sometimes I want to download programs that are not proposed in the Software Center but only on the developer's website, like for example World of Goo Demo. But the website proposes only one .deb ...
I've noticed that Ubuntu 10.10 manages single .deb files with the Ubuntu Software Center. Since I find it too heavy to load I've installed gdebi with: sudo apt-get install gdebi and I've set it as ...
On a RedHat/CentOS system, I can verify the installed RPMs on my system using rpm -V. What is the Ubuntu or apt equivalent of this command?
Are there any graphical tools for creating ubuntu/debian packages?