This is a simple trick to install .deb packages in any Debian based distributions.Even though you can install packages offline, but you need Internet to download packages.Download packages from your friend’s computer or any other browsing center.
- Open Administration->Synaptic manager.
Download package via synaptic because, it will download all dependencies.It makes our work easier
- Mark packages that you want to install,in this case download.
- After marking all the packages.Open File->Generate script.This will generate script and save it.
- Open Applications->Terminal.Go to the location where you saved the script.Execute the following command.
sudo sh script name
- All packages will be downloaded.Copy all the packages in your thumb drive.
- Plug the thumb drive into your system.Copy all the contents to your home folder.
- Open Terminal,go to to the place where you pasted the packages and execute the following command.
sudo dpkg --force-depends -i *.deb
–force-depends option will install packages without checking dependencies
- This will install all packages.That’s it.
Open your favorite text editor and create a new text file.Populate the text file with the following code:
Comment=Contains removed files
Save this file as Trash.Desktop.That’s it.You should see Trash can in desktop.
If you are running Linux and xp in a same machine,you face the problem of accessing Linux ext partitions in xp because by default xp wont support ext partitions.But you can access it with the help of an open source software called Ext2fsd.
You can get Ext2fsd from here:
- It can’t access ext4 parititons
- Won’t work in Windows 7
Recently I came across a software named OpenkM which is a document management system.I tested in it my machine and found it is really useful.It used to manage documents,records and other contents of organization.The most important thing is it is opensource,So the software free to download and use.It’s GUI is very simple and easy to use.To know more about it visit