August 29, 2009

Aptitude: a terminal-based package manager

Aptitude is a terminal-based package manager that can be used instead of apt-get. Aptitude marks packages that are automatically installed and removes them when no packages depend on them. This makes it easy to remove applications completely. To use Aptitude, replace apt-get with aptitude in the command line.Example: sudo aptitude install packagenamesudo aptitude remove packagenamesudo aptitude updatesudo aptitude upgrade For an ncurses-based graphical user interface, type sudo aptitude For more...

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