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System: ibook G4 / linux ubuntu 2.6.28-6-powerpc OS : ubuntu 9.04(jaunty) PHP ver : 5.2.6-3ubuntu4.6

Please let me know how to install curl on my system. Synaptic Package Manager tells me to install curl_7.18.2-18-ubuntu4.1_powerpc.deb on it.

But I get this error

No such a file on http://ports.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-ports/pool/main/c/curl

I have downloaded a later version of this file, but package manager ignores the file on disk.

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sudo aptitude install libcurl3 –  Flimzy Jun 16 '11 at 5:44
Read this article, this may help. –  Charlie Sharma Jun 16 '11 at 5:48

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First run:

sudo apt-get update

and then

sudo apt-get install <packagename>

If you already have the deb file, just run:

sudo dpkg -i <name>.deb

These commands are all to be executed on the command line terminal.

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no work!!!!!! w:failed to fetch ports.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-ports –  SoonYeoung Jun 16 '11 at 5:42
-i // option "i" is answer . thank you very ~~~ much! –  SoonYeoung Jun 16 '11 at 7:17

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