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How to install applications from GetDeb on Ubuntu

📅 2014-May-04 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 📚 Archive

The Ubuntu repositories provide a wide range of applications which can be directly installed from their servers. However, there are many other good applications which are not included in the repositories. GetDeb is a popular service that makes many of these other applications available to install on Ubuntu. Installing an application from GetDeb is easy:

$ wget http://archive.getdeb.net/install_deb/getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get update

Tried with: Ubuntu 14.04