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Re: repairing damage to package manager

On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:53:59AM -0400, Chuck Hallenbeck wrote:
> I presume you are suggesting using wget to retrieve the missing
> packages after identifying their URL's? 

Yeah, or just download the package from packages.debian.org with a web 
browser, and then use dpkg -i on it.

Check the dependency this for the package and consider whether you might 
need to (re-)download any of those in addition. Hopefully not, but...