Adding software to a system is a common task. Learn the basics of the apt tool in this video.
- [Narrator] To install software here on Ubuntu,…we use the package manager called APT,…to search for, download, and add software to the system.…APT, or Advanced Packaging Tool,…keeps track of software available…from the Ubuntu repository,…and lets us install it, remove it,…or otherwise manage it on our system.…This index of software is updated whenever we run…apt update.…And it's a good idea to run that before installing software,…to make sure the system knows…about the most recent version that's available.…
If you haven't run APT in a few days,…chances are it'll tell you…there's upgrades available to install.…We can install those upgrades with apt upgrade.…But we won't do that right now.…Let's take brief look at installing some software with APT,…so you know how to do it if the need arises in the future.…We can search for packages in the repository…with the apt search command.…And, let's look for a package…I mentioned earlier, called colordiff.…
There it is. Here I can see the name of the software,…which repository it's coming from,…
- Exploring filesystems
- Installing Linux on a physical or virtual machine
- Working with files, directories, and links
- Finding files
- Handling input/output redirection
- Comparing text files and non-text files
- Compressing and decompressing files
- Configuring file permissions
- Managing the root account
- Accessing the command line remotely
- Transferring files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Install and Log Into Ubuntu
System documentation11m 21s
2. Working with Files in the Terminal
3. Security and Administration
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