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#1 2015-08-13 08:32:34

leNoah
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Registered: 2015-08-13
Posts: 5

I don't understand how to install software

I want to install atom text editor and have downloaded it but I don't understand how apt-get works. I've typed sudo apt-get install atom-amd64 but it say it can't find it. Helpl?

Thanks in advance
-leNoah

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#2 2015-08-13 08:48:24

brontosaurusrex
#! Red Menace
Registered: 2012-06-15
Posts: 1,643

Re: I don't understand how to install software

try

sudo dpkg -i atom*.deb && sudo apt-get -f install

Last edited by brontosaurusrex (2015-08-13 08:57:13)

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#3 2015-08-13 13:28:23

damo
#! gimpbanger
From: N51.5 W002.8 (mostly)
Registered: 2011-11-24
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Re: I don't understand how to install software

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#4 2015-08-13 16:34:36

ohnonot
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Registered: 2012-05-22
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Re: I don't understand how to install software

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#5 2015-08-18 07:03:27

KrunchTime
#! Die Hard
From: not where I belong
Registered: 2012-03-02
Posts: 3,264

Re: I don't understand how to install software

sudo gdebi pkgname.deb

Last edited by KrunchTime (2015-08-18 07:06:06)

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