How to Install or uninstall .deb files

These files are Debian packages. The package files associated with Ubuntu have the .deb suffix because of Ubuntu's close relations with the Debian GNU/Linux distribution.

You will need administrative privileges to install a .deb file.

Method 1

To install a .deb file, simply double click on it, and then select Install Package

Install deb File


Method 2

Alternatively, you can also install a .deb file by opening a terminal and typing:
 
sudo dpkg -i package_file.deb


Uninstall
 
To uninstall a .deb file, deselect it in your package manager, or type:
 
sudo dpkg -r package_name


 

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