- We can either download a package from the web,…or download it using package management software.…First, let's take a look at downloading a package…from the web.…Often, software isn't available in the repository…will be offered for download on our website,…but you can also browse the repositories for your…distro on the web.…I'm going to visit packages.ubuntu.com.…If you're using debian, you can visit…packages.debian.org.…I'll scroll down a little bit,…and search for a little utility called uuid,…that we'll install manually later in the chapter,…and I'll make sure to choose mydistro,…there it is, and I can see that it depends on…two different libraries.…
Libc, which is already included in my installation,…and libossp/uuid16, which we'll need to download also…if we want to be able to successfully install uuid…later on.…I'll open that up in a new tab, and we'll download…that in a moment.…For uuid, I'll click the link for my architecture,…which is amd64, and I'll copy the link from one of these…repository mirrors.…
- Managing packages with RPM and YUM
- Downloading a package file
- Finding package information
- Exploring package dependencies
- Installing a package and checking what has been installed
- Installing groups of packages
- Adding software from third parties to your installation
- Removing and upgrading a package
- Managing packages with dpkg and APT package managers
- Exploring aptitude
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Manage Packages with RPM and YUM
2. Manage Packages with dpkg and APT
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