How To Install .deb Files In Ubuntu Via Terminal

Ubuntu is a awesome operating system based upon debian . Many of the users install the softwares via software center but the efficient way of installing a software is via terminal. This tutorial will teach you how to install a .deb file via terminal.

STEPS:

1. Download the .deb file & copy it in the home directory.

2. Then execute the following commands.

sudo dpkg -i package_name*
or
sudo dpkg -i package_name.deb

If it doesn’t install the above package then execute the following command

sudo apt-get install -f 

e.g.

For installing google chrome .

Download the .deb file in home directory & execute.

sudo dpkg -i google-chrome*

then

sudo apt-get install -f 

3. Finally , Run your software & Enjoy.

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