On 01/11/16 09:16, Robert Großkopf wrote:
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What I do is unpack the install files [I use .deb files] and place
them all in a temporary folder I call "lib". Nice and simple, I
have that folder in the "home" folder called "timothy".
This will give me "/home/timothy/lib" while using the file manager
package [on Mint] called "Caja".
Then I use the "Mate Terminal" [default command line for the MATE
This is my starting point for this laptop - yours will look
different since you will not have the same laptop and user name.
This is the default user folder for my laptop.
I type in "cd lib"
timothy@Gateway-NE56R12u:~$ cd lib
I get this folder shown
At this point I use this command to install all of the .deb files
from that folder. I tend to place both the language and help .deb
files - if needed - in a different folder like lib2.
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
This will prompt me to five my superuser password. Then it will
start a "long" install process for all of the .deb files in the
folder. The RPM system would have some different names for the
commands I use for the DEB based Linux OS [ I use Ubuntu with Mate
So, if you have a folder off your home folder [or directory] with
the name of "lib" [home/timothy/lib], the command line is a very
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
After looking for this in the web I would make it the same way you
have described here. It's a little bit different to the tool, which is
delivered with OpenSuSE for system-managing with YAST, but it will
Don't know how to add a dircetory as repository in other sytems. But
with OpenSUSE it works well.
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This installation method all looks overly complicated to me, and is one
of the reasons that I swapped over to MX-Linux where the system comes
as a package with installation instructions/prompts included. Plus the bonus
that the User Manual can be read/downloaded beforehand.
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