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Author Topic: Commands not working?  (Read 1306 times)


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Commands not working?
« on: November 16, 2009, 08:21:59 pm »

So, I just got Vector linux, and I wanted to install a program.  I downloaded the .deb file, and tried to install it using the command line.   this is what I put in:

dpkg -i filename.deb

replacing filename.deb with my file.  What I got back was this:

dpkg: command not found

I thought I did something wrong, but later when I tried to use apt-get, I get the same message.   Am I doing something wrong?


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Re: Commands not working?
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2009, 08:47:43 pm »

VectorLinux doesn't use .deb files. It uses .tlz files. Package management is handled through Gslapt which should be in the System menu.
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