Join Scott Simpson for an in-depth discussion in this video Install and update software in Debian and Ubuntu, part of Learning Linux Command Line (2016).
- [Voiceover] Here on Ubuntu, the software we use…to install and manage software is called APT,…which stands for Advanced Package Tool.…Let's install a little utility I like called Tree,…which shows a folder structure in an easy to read chart.…I'll type sudo apt-get update…to make sure I have all the most recent information.…And then, I'll type sudo apt-get install tree.…Now I have Tree installed.…
Let's run it and see what it does.…I'll type tree, and there's a little chart…of the current working directory.…I can also use APT to update the software on my system.…Once again, I'll write sudo apt-get update,…and when that's done,…I'll write sudo apt-get upgrade.…It looks like I don't have any changes to make,…but you might.…It's good to do this every once in a while…to make sure you're getting security patches and bug fixes.…
This course will establish the foundation for more advanced Linux topics. Find other Linux training courses here.
- What is the Linux command line?
- Writing Linux commands at the prompt
- Finding help for Linux commands
- Editing files and folders
- Configuring user roles and file permissions
- Using pipes to connect commands
- Peeking at files
- Searching and editing text
- Finding disk and system information
- Installing and updating software