gdebi is a simple tool to install deb files.
It lets you install local deb packages resolving and installing
apt does the same, but only for remote (http, ftp) located package repositories.
It has a graphical user interface but can also be used in your terminal.
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“gdebi” source package in Utopic
Version 0.9.5.3 uploaded on 2014-04-07
“gdebi” source package in Trusty
Version 0.9.5.3ubuntu1 uploaded on 2014-04-22
“gdebi” source package in Saucy
Version 0.9.1ubuntu1 uploaded on 2013-09-19
“gdebi” source package in Raring
Version 0.9~exp2 uploaded on 2013-02-09
“gdebi” source package in Quantal
Version 0.8.5ubuntu1.1 uploaded on 2012-11-03