I'm trying to install bnx2 non free driver on Debian wheezy. The driver is in non free repositories. Since there is no network connectivity I should download .deb file and install it on the box. After installing Does apt update that package when new versions released or because it is manually installed it ignores it?

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The package will be upgraded if an upgrade cantidate is available. There is no difference between a package that is installed via apt and one that is installed directly by dpkg. The state goes to the same database.

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