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[Solved] I'm not able to open qapt-deb-installer

Postby kaos » 2020-02-23 17:54

Hi,

I want to try to open 'qapt-deb-installer' but i can't do it, a window coming up with this message:

[Could not open <filename></filename>. It does not appear to be a valid Debian package file]

Of course it is! i already installed from the synaptic. It should be someting else ...

And for the terminal i got this message:

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kaos@debian:~$ qapt-deb-installer
Icon theme "crystalsvg" not found.

root@debian:~# qapt-deb-installer
qt.qpa.screen: QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display
Could not connect to any X display.
root@debian:~#



I don't know what im doing wrong.
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Re: I'm not able to open qapt-deb-installer

Postby sunrat » 2020-02-23 20:00

First I heard of this program but sounds like a Qt equivalent of Gdebi. If so it needs a .deb file to act on and is probably not supposed to open by itself. Try double-click on the .deb file you want to install or right click and see what shows in the context menu.
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Re: I'm not able to open qapt-deb-installer

Postby kaos » 2020-02-23 23:09

No nothing is coming after right click ... any way thanks, probably i don't need it ... if it is a clon of gdebi ...
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Re: I'm not able to open qapt-deb-installer

Postby sunrat » 2020-02-24 05:43

You don't need a GUI installer at all. Just do:
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apt install ./name_of_deb_file.deb

with terminal open in same directory as your downloaded file, or give the full path to the file.
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Re: I'm not able to open qapt-deb-installer

Postby kaos » 2020-02-24 10:28

Thanks! :D
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Re: [Solved] I'm not able to open qapt-deb-installer

Postby stevepusser » 2020-02-25 04:32

Your error is due to trying to launch it from a root terminal--it should have some built-in authorization dialog, just like gdebi.
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