Tag: debian packages

How To Update and Upgrade Ubuntu, Debian, Mint and Kali?

Ubuntu, Debian, Kali and Mint uses the same package management software named dpkg and apt. Updating OS is important part of the system administration. We will look how to update and upgrade deb based distributions. Update Package Index First step to update packages for Ubuntu, Debian, Kali and Mint is updating package index. Package index holds most recent available packages

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Apt and Apt-Get Tutorial With Examples

Distributions like Ubuntu, Debian uses APT as default online package manager. APT works with dpkg together where apt resolves dependencies and download packages from internet, network share etc. and dpkg installs, configure them. In this tutorial we will look how to use apt efficiently APT packages extensions are .deb which is actually dpkg packages. There is GUI application manager synaptic which have base features

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