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msimon1960
October 14th, 2009, 04:00 AM
I'd like to install AVG Free for Linux to evaluate the package.

I'm using Ubuntu 9.04.

I've downloaded the .deb package to my desktop.

I can't open the .deb package with Gdebi Package Installer to install the software. Appears to be a security restriction (Oy vay!).

Has anyone installed AVG Free 8.5 on Jaunty yet?

Matt.

spcwingo
October 14th, 2009, 04:15 AM
What errors are given when installing from the terminal?

First open a terminal and change to the directory that the deb file is in:


cd /path/to/deb

To install from the terminal input this command:


sudo dpkg -i NAME_OF_PACKAGE.deb

oboedad55
October 14th, 2009, 04:22 AM
I'd like to install AVG Free for Linux to evaluate the package.

I'm using Ubuntu 9.04.

I've downloaded the .deb package to my desktop.

I can't open the .deb package with Gdebi Package Installer to install the software. Appears to be a security restriction (Oy vay!).

Has anyone installed AVG Free 8.5 on Jaunty yet?

Matt.

I've got it installed and running, although I wonder why I bother with it.

msimon1960
October 14th, 2009, 09:11 PM
Thank you SPCWINGO!

It installed fine using your instructions. I had used the gDebi Installer that is standard but it doesn't prompt for root access for installation.

I'll find out who to report this to for the next fix.