Is there a way to install packages store on your HD with apt-get, like a "apt-get install ./package.deb ? If not how to handle the dependencies in a very very easy way.
usually I do
Once that's done, I use
Worked fine for me last few years.
edit: looking a bit further, apparently a tool called
You can also install .deb file using gdebi.Run the below commands to install gdebi,
Install .deb packages with gdebi,
It also fix dependencies.
Sirex has it more or less correct, but his answer isn't clear. I just solved this, so here's what I did:
If this fails with a message about the package depending on something that isn't installed, you can probably fix it if you run
This will install the dependencies (assuming they're available in the repos your system knows about) AND the package you were originally requesting to install ('f' is the 'fix' option and 'y' is the 'assume yes to prompts' or 'don't ask me if it's ok, just install it already' option -- very useful for scripted silent installs). On the system I was on, there was no need to run dpkg again (Ubuntu lucid 10.04).
I found it interesting that if you leave off the -fy when you run