[SATLUG] Browsing problem I hope the braintrust can solve

Enrique Sanchez esanchezvela.satlug at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 14:28:23 CST 2011

On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 11:27 PM, Scott Hensch <sahensch at gmail.com> wrote:
> To the communtiy,
> Thanks for the quick responses.
> I had already disabled all my plug-ins/add-ons.
> I uninstalled firefox, but when I tried to re-install it, Package
> manager acted just like the web browser, acted like it was
> downloading, but didn't. So, it isn't just firefox. Now, I don't have
> firefox installed. I used my other system to download the .deb files
> from the repository, but I don't know how to make Package Manager look
> at the files and NOT go on-line.
> no one else uses this machine.
> I can ping all over the place, there doesn't seem to be any
> restriction on that. I can also tracert everywhere. Now that firefox
> in uninstalled, it seems that the system itself isn't surfing.
> I would like to see if I can get firefox re-installed if someone knows
> how to get Package manager to NOT try to go on-line, and just look at
> where I tell it to look.
> Failing that, I'll do a complete system overhaul, and re-install 10.04.

u can install a pkg with

             sudo  dpkg -i <file>.deb


Enrique Sanchez Vela

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