[Ilugc] One Day One GNU/Linux Command (APT-GET)

Balaviswa nathanv balaviswanathv at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 22:00:15 IST 2008


Kudos to Mr Bharathi for his good work and it is/will for us in future with
all the commands in finger tips for the future system or network
administators.

On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 9:40 AM, Bharathi Subramanian <
sbharathi at midascomm.com> wrote:

> One Day One GNU/Linux Command
> =============================
>
> apt-get -- Debian Package Manager.
>
> Summary:
>
> apt-get is a powerful package manager used in the Debian Distro. It is
> in-build capability to resolve the conflicts and dependencies.
>
> Examples:
>
> # apt-get update -- Update the Pkg listings from package repositories.
>
> # apt-get upgrade -- Install newest versions of all packages currently
>                     installed.
>
> # apt-get dist-upgrade -- Same as above. But with advanced conflict
>                          resolution capability.
>
> # apt-get install newpkg -- Install the 'newpkg' from repositories
>                            with all dependencies.
>
> # apt-get remove pkgName -- Remove the package with all needed
>                            packages.
>
> Read: man apt-get
>
> HTH :)
> --
> Bharathi S
>
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