VMware is now recommending that you use Open-VM-Tools instead of the traditional VMware tool Linux agent. Below is the script to perform the installation from your terminal session… 20 more words
Tags » Apt-get
A nice summary of some apt-get commands.
# Installs the selected package from repositories listed in # /etc/apt/sources.list $ apt-get install <package> # Installs the selected package from repositories listed in # /etc/apt/sources.list $ apt-get install <package> # Removes the selected package from your system $ apt-get remove <package> # Updates the list of packages available on the repositories listed in # /etc/apt/sources.list $ apt-get update # Installs the latest available versions of all your installed software $ apt-get upgrade # Installs the latest available software related to your configuration $ apt-get dist-upgrade # Restarts/Starts the configuration script inside the package, # which will bring up the menu-based dialogs in the same way as after installation $ dpkg-reconfigure # Prints detailed information about the software package $ apt-cache show <package> # Prints information on the installed software package $ dpkg -l <package> # Lists all files installed by the software package $ dpkg -L <package> # Installs a local (.deb) file to your system $ dpkg -i <file> # Prints information about the software package owning <file> $ dpkg -S <file> # Searches apt database for packages containing <string> in their # name and description $ apt-cache search <string> … 8 more words
I manage from time to time servers that are sat in a pretty restricted DMZ and when I need to download and install packages I tend to have to download them on another machine first and then perform the installation on the hosts that need the packages. 52 more words
There’s a few key commands needed to update & upgrade software, firmware and the OS running on the Raspberry Pi.
sudo apt-get update
First use apt-get update to update package lists and information about newest versions of software and their dependencies.177 more words
The internet has long been inhabited by tricksters, no-good-doers, and what are now known colloquially as trolls. We’ve all seen the too common forum post asking for help where someone insists that deleting the “system23” file is the sure-fire way of remedying the problem. 938 more words