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INSTALLPKG(8) Linux System Administrator's Manual INSTALLPKG(8)

installpkg - install a package

installpkg [-hvr] [-d ROOT_DIR] <PACKAGE_FILE>

Install a PACKAGE_FILE that was created with makepkg(8)


-d <root directory>
Causes the package to be installed to the specified root directory instead of the default of /.
If the package is already installed, reinstall it.
Displays a help message.
Print version information.

Installpkg was written by Scott Court (

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2020-03-24 Fidelix 0.2