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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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