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Re: non-free firmware not found despite unofficial CD





On Sun, 8 Oct 2017, Jimmy Johnson wrote:

> On 10/08/2017 07:07 AM, Emanuel Berg wrote:
> > Jimmy Johnson wrote:
> > 
> > > You will need to download the depends too and
> > > then cd to the directory that holds the files
> > > and #dpkg -i (the package name) to install.
> > 
> > OK. How should the depends be organized? I.e.,
> > the dir structure?
> 
> You should only need to install the one package and dpkg will pull in the
> depends and is why they need to be in the same directory.
> -- 
> Jimmy Johnson
> 
> Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - KDE Plasma 5.8.7 - AMD A8-7600 - EXT4 at sda5
> Registered Linux User #380263
> 
> 

does not work that way here?

# ls
apt-offline_1.7.2_all.deb  python-magic_5.30-1+deb9u1_all.deb
# dpkg -i apt-offline_1.7.2_all.deb 
Selecting previously unselected package apt-offline.
(Reading database ... 39715 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack apt-offline_1.7.2_all.deb ...
Unpacking apt-offline (1.7.2) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of apt-offline:
 apt-offline depends on python-magic; however:
  Package python-magic is not installed.

dpkg: error processing package apt-offline (--install):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.6.1-2) ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
 apt-offline