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apt-get notes

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>

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sendmail linux

Install and setup sendmail program on linux debian/ubuntu ( THIS is NOT SETUP Properly Yet )

sudo apt install sendmail
sudo sendmailconfig
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install and setup kinect xbox 360 1473 [ubuntu 16.04 64bit / debian 64bit]

about 1473 (i found my model number at the bottom of the kinect):
upgrade to make Kinect-for-Xbox compatible with the then-new Kinect-for-Windows.

linux tutorial tested with ubuntu-64bit-16.04 and debian-64bit…
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MySQL 5.7

With a Debian Jessie install right now you’ll be getting MySQL 5.5. If you want something newer you’ll need to use MySQL’s own repositories by adding them to your apt sources. 55 more words


Install WMIC on Debian Jessie for Observium

Modified from here to work with Debian Jessie Observium Turnkey VM

Step 1 – Install Required Packages

apt-get install autoconf bzip2 make build-essential

Step 2 – Download the ‘wmic’ source to /tmp…

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Debian: Download all dependancies using apt-get

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

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How To Install Microsoft PowerShell On Ubuntu Linux

Today in this tutorial post, I will be showing you how to install Microsoft PowerShell on Ubuntu Linux.

You might need to install Microsoft PowerShell on Ubuntu Linux, if you run Linux on your PC or laptop, but you develop for Microsoft Windows as your job at work. 497 more words

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