25 Useful Basic Commands of APT-GET and APT-CACHE for Package Management

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37 Responses

  1. Peter Maddison says:

    You missed one command that can be useful at times, the ‘sudo apt-get install -f ‘ command

  2. CHANDAN KUMAR says:

    somebody help me i want to install all package through apt-get command without cd / dvd but when i am trying to install is always asking cd / dvd i want all package and dependency install through apt. i am using debian linux . if it’s possible

  3. Quaternion says:

    This is literally the most useful thing. Ever.

  4. Jesus says:

    Thank you that was very useful!

  5. what if says:

    The best article and tips I’ve seen in a long time !

    Thank you

  6. Jon Loveless says:

    Great article. Thanks!

  7. Vj says:

    I’m trying to get the installed packages/softwares from corporate ubuntu machines using apt –installed list or dpkg commands.
    Can you pls help how to do it?

  8. Leon says:

    This is excellent. Thank you for creating this guide :)

  9. Asher says:

    After digesting this article, I can do ubuntu system management with confidence!

    A huge THANK YOU!

  10. Jipé says:

    Just to say “THANK YOU”, i have search all over the net after a solution to fix my broken depencies….and after tried 40 commands on my terminal (i am on Lubuntu 64-bits), and 2 hours of hell… I found your website…
    Without conviction, i have type in my term : “sudo apt-get autoremove libatk-wrapper-java”

    And it works, it solves my problem…. So thank you, because, i will not have to format, back up and restore my data, it was my last solution.

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