Package-Mgmt

Oct 202006
 

sources.list file is Package resource list for APT.The package resource list is used to locate archives of the package distribution system in use on the system. .

APT is a package tool program which is support the system administrator with the installation and administration of the programs.First one need to know is it's configuration file is located in /etc/apt/sources.list.APT supports a large nuber of different sources of installation.Most used sources are cdrom,file.http,ftp each of these sources are discribed in an individual file and this file is also consider the sequence of these entries from starting to ending of the file.

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 Posted by at 9:20 am
Oct 012006
 

Some time you might find some applications are having only .rpm files but you want a .deb package for your debian,Ubuntu and other debian derived ditributions.If you can't find .deb debian package in any of the debian,ubuntu repositories or elsewhere, you can use the alien package converter to install the .rpm file.

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 Posted by at 10:39 am
Sep 182006
 

dselect is one of the primary user interfaces for managing packages on a Debian system. At the dselect main menu, the system administrator can

- Update the list of available package versions,

- View the status of installed and available packages,

- Alter package selections and manage dependencies,

- Install new packages or upgrade to newer versions.

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 Posted by at 1:23 pm