How to install .deb file in Ubuntu
I used to download and double click .deb file to open through Ubuntu Package Manager and install.
Today one of .deb file did open in package manager but nothing happened when I click on install…
so thought of installing .deb file by another way … and i could get the steps here to install any .deb file whithout any error and its more faster that installing through package manager.
Download .deb file and keep it in a folder
from terminal type
$ sudo dpkg -i path to the deb file and followed by sudo apt-get install -f
e.g. path to the deb file is /home/username/Downloads/skypeforlinux-64.deb
command should be
$ sudo dpkg -i /home/username/Downloads/skypeforlinux-64.deb
this normally move the deb file to /var/cache/archives/
after running this command successfully, please type
$ sudo apt-get install -f
and now you have installed Skype successfully.
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