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GDebi is a tool that can install .deb packages. It is available with a graphical interface, but also has a command line option. In Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, GDebi was replaced by the Ubuntu Software Center. In Ubuntu 11.10, Ubuntu Software Center includes Gdebi functionality to increase the ...

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GDEBI Installer error

E: xipper: arch-independent-package-contains-binary-or-object usr/bin/extract-xiso E: xipper: missing-dependency-on-libc needed by usr/bin/extract-xiso E: xipper: debian-changelog-file-missing E: ...
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visual boy advanced 1.7.2-6 on ubuntu 14.04

hello I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome flash back and with no luck I installed visual boy advanced 1.7.2-6 cause it has the cheats option but after installing it manually I just don’t have an icon ...
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Cannot install lubuntu-desktop

I am trying to install the lubuntu-desktop package. user@host:~$ sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop fails with this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies. lubuntu-desktop : ...
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Can I use gdebi for mutiple packages or any alternative?

I installs packages by dpkg -i *.deb but it can not install missing dependencies and errors if any dependencies not satisfied. So, we have to run apt-get -f install after dpkg -i *.deb for fixing ...
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Installing packages from terminal

So, I tried installing a lot of packages that are in one of my folders. In the terminal I chose directory and did: "sudo apt-get install *.deb" I've gotten a lot of errors that say "couldn't find any ...
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gdebi-core isn't recognized as a command

I am trying to host a minecraft server and I found a pdf which tells me to do this: So I followed these commands but when I tried the command: gdebi-core webmin_1.620_all.deb I get the message: ...
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How to install recommend packages from a file (package.deb)?

I have a package.deb and want to install all dependencies (Depends field in debian/control) and all recommend packages (Recommends field in debian/control). Options considered so far: Gdebi ...
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How to install recommends using gdebi?

Gdebi apparently doesn't install recommend packages by default, it only installs dependencies. I tried sudo gdebi -o="--install-recommends" package.deb but it doesn't work. How to install also the ...
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ubuntu 13.04 claims my root password wrong

while opening the bleachbit(as root) , gedbi and bootup- manager , it asks for the root password and on entering the password shows that the password is wrong , for other things like updating , ...
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Unable to install Steam 64bit - Wrong architecture (Lubuntu 12.04)

I'm on a new install of Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5534 (specifications here, tl;dr: AMD dual-core 64bit) trying to install steam_latest.deb from the Steam website. When I open gdebi to install, ...
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How to make apt:// urls to open with Gdebi or apturl?

When I click on a apt:// link in Chromium Ubuntu Software Center handles the link. How can I change it to gdebi/apturl?
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How to install .deb files the old fashion way? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it safe to use gdebi instead of Ubuntu Software Center to install .deb files? Is there a way to install DEB-files the old fashion way in Ubuntu 11.10? I can't install ...
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Is it safe to use gdebi instead of Ubuntu Software Center to install .deb files?

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 ...