February 10, 2014 · Backup, Package Mgmt · (No comments)

Aptik is new application to make packages installation easier, it is an ideal application after fresh Ubuntu installation if you have already backup PPA list with Apkit. It can backup PPAs to the file ‘ppa.list' and restore at anytime.
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November 3, 2011 · Package Mgmt · 4 comments

Many people try purging packages and reinstalling them to reset them, but it sometimes removes other packages with it, so it becomes a headache (especially when you are trying to reset the X11 configuration files, removing a few hundred packages with it).

To solve these problems, lkjoel made a script called purgeconfig that will artificially reset the configuration files (manually removing the configuration files, marking the packages as purged, then reinstalling the packages).
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July 27, 2011 · Package Mgmt · 1 comment

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This script can only work if you use this script instead of apt-get to install/upgrade/remove/purge/downgrade your packages.
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September 28, 2010 · Package Mgmt · 6 comments

Synaptic is a graphical user interface (GUI) for managing software packages on Debian-based distributions. If you are using Debian or Ubuntu you will easily find Synaptic in the System Tools menu or in the Administration menu. Synaptic uses the GTK graphic libraries . So, if you are using GNOME on your debian-based distro you will probably have Synaptic installed as well. Synaptic is a graphical package management program for apt. It provides the same features as the apt-get command line utility with a GUI front-end based on Gtk+.

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July 22, 2010 · Package Mgmt · 8 comments

Apt-fast script that combines the power of the axel download manager with the stability of apt-get.
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