Tagged: deb

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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 provides a lot of packages by default. But in some cases we may need to add extra or third party package into our system. This is done with add-apt-repository . This is not installed by default...

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What Does “sudo apt-get update” do?

We have examined the apt-get  and its sub 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...

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

deb based distributions provides 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 this issue. Update updatecommand will simply get the packages information...

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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...

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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. http://www.poftut.com/apt-and-apt-get-tutorial-with-examples/ In this tutorial we will look apt-cache search command...

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