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Install dependencies for a dpkg package?

dpkg -i package.deb

Doesn't install package if it has not-installed dependencies.

What parameters do I miss to install that package with its dependencies from repository?

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When you try to install a package like: dpkg -i package.deb
, you can execute apt-get install -f to get the dependencies.

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You don't need parameters, just install the dependencies or use a package manager like apt-get.

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