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How to install .deb packages?

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – .deb is the extension of the Debian software package format and the most often used name for such binary packages. Like the "Deb" part of the term Debian, it originates from the name of Debra, then girlfriend and now ex-wife of Debian's founder Ian Murdock. Debian packages are also used in distributions based on Debian, such as Ubuntu and others. (HowTos)