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installation of downloaded package AutoQ3D Program

jhaskins75jhaskins75 Posts: 128

[email protected]:~$ apt-get install q3d

E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied)

E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you root?

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install q3d

Reading package lists... Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information... Done

E: Couldn't find package q3d

[email protected]:~$

I downloaded autoQ3d which is a deb package and it shows in my directory but it says it can't find the package. What command should I be using to force the install?:(

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  • Goineasy9Goineasy9 Posts: 1,116
    You probably have to cd /home/<username>/Download folder and then run sudo apt-get install q3d. If you downloaded the package, it's probably in you download folder.

    example:
    [email protected]: cd /home/<your username>/Downloads <enter>
    [email protected]: sudo apt-get install q3d

    and see if that works.

    I use Gnome as does Ubuntu and I'm assuming their download folder is named Downloads also.
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