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What Is APT (Advanced Package Tool) For Linux?

What Is APT (Advanced Package Tool) For Linux?

Apt or Advanced Package Tool is a tool or application which is used to manage packages on Linux distributions. In Linux terminology, a package is an application, library, tool which is similar to the program on Windows. Linux distributions generally use centralized repositories to install and update applications where the package is provided by these … Read more

Apt Command “Hash Sum mismatch” Error and Solution On Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali

Apt Command "Hash Sum mismatch" Error and Solution On Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali

apt command is used to install, update, remove packages in Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali. apt is mainly used with the deb packages.  With the apt update or apt-get update command the repository information is downloaded to from the deb repositories to the local repositories. Hash is used to checking if the downloaded … Read more

Yum Repository Configuration For RedHat, CentOS, and Fedora

Yum Repository Configuration For RedHat, CentOS and Fedora

yum is a tool used to manage rpm packages in distributions like RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, etc. Most know feature of yum is using repositories in order to manage packages download and resolve dependencies. In this tutorial, we will examine the yum repository configuration. List Yum Repository Configurations yum repositories are stored as files with related configuration. These configuration files are … Read more

How To List Installed Packages In Ubuntu, Debian, Kali, Mint

Ubuntu, Debian, Kali and Mint distributions uses apt-get and dpkg commands for package management. We generally use this commands to install or remove packages from Linux systems. But in some cases we may need to list and count installed packages. In this tutorial we will look how to list and count all ready installed packages in Ubuntu, … Read more

Linux “Apt-Get Command Not Found” Error Solution

Linux distributions are using package managers in order to install, update and remove applications. In the old days there are very less package managers those are not so good. In to day they are very talented. apt-get command not found is command error type which is shown while installing, updating and removing applications. In this … Read more

How To Solve “add-apt-repository command not found” Error In Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali

deb or apt based distributions like Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, and Kali uses apt package management system. These distributions provide a lot of packages by default. But in some cases, we may need to add extra or third party packages into our system. This is done with add-apt-repository. This is not installed by default in these distributions. So we … Read more

What Does “sudo apt-get update” do?

What Does "sudo apt-get update" do?

We have examined the apt-get  and its commands in a detailed manner previously. apt-get  is used to manage installed packages in a Linux distribution like Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali, etc. Here we will look simply sudo apt-get update  and related commands to update a deb based Linux distribution. For detailed tutorials look following. How To … Read more

How To Apt-Get Update, Upgrade, Dist-Upgrade, Full-Upgrade, and Their Similarities and Differences?

How To Apt-Get Update, Upgrade, Dist-Upgrade, Full-Upgrade, and Their Similarities and Differences?

deb based distributions provide apt or apt-get to manage packages interactively and from network repositories. While updating packages update, upgrade or dist-upgrade can be used. But what is the difference between these two commands. In this tutorial, we will look at this issue. Apt-Get/Apt Update updatecommand will simply get the packages information from repositories. These … Read more

Compare CentOS(RedHat) vs Ubuntu

CentOS and Ubuntu is two popular Linux distributions used in enterprise environments as well as personal environments. In this tutorial we will examine CentOS and Ubuntu Linux distributions from different perspectives. As a note CentOS distribution is free and open version of RedHat Enterprise Linux. So we will compare RedHat and Ubuntu too in this … Read more

Ubuntu, Debian, Kali, Mint Apt-Get Search Tutorial with Examples

Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali and other related distributions uses apt-get as package manager. All of these distributions are deb or dpkg related distributions. apt-get provides different type of commands to list, search, install, remote, revert etc. Detailed information about apt-get can found in the following tutorial. In this tutorial we will look apt-cache search command in detail. Search Packages We … Read more