[Ilugc] One Day One Command (APT-GET)

Bharathi Subramanian sbharathi at MidasComm.Com
Tue Jul 26 21:09:17 IST 2005

A Team from WBUT, Kolkata, is started the efforts for Localizing the
Free/Open Source Softwares to Urdu-Indic Language.
URL: http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=12378942

One Day One Command 

apt-get -- Debian Package Manager.


apt-get is a powerful package manager used in the Debian Distro. It is
in-build capability to resolve the conflicts and dependencies.


# apt-get update -- Update the Pkg listings from package repositories.

# apt-get install newpkg -- Install the 'newpkg' from repositories 
                            with all dependencies.

# apt-get upgrade -- Install newest versions of all packages currently 

# apt-get dist-upgrade -- Same as above. But with advanced conflict 
                          resolution capability.

# apt-get remove pkgName -- Remove the package with all needed 

Read: man apt-get

Debian Mirror in TamilNadu: http://ftp.iitm.ac.in/linux/
Debian Documentation  Link: http://www.debian.org/doc/
Debian CD Image Link : http://people.debian.org/cdimage/testing/

Bye :)
Bharathi S
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