Ubuntu Tip : Simplified way to add PPA repositories in Karmic

If you use the Ubuntu Personal Package Archives (https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+ppas) then forget about opening /etc/apt/sources.list to add a repository; in Karmic, use the new add-apt-repository command. For example, to add the repository for the chromium browser, just run: Incoming search terms:ubuntu add ppaadd ppaadd ppa ubuntuhow to add ppaadding ppahow to add ppa ubuntuubuntu adding ppaubuntu […]
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Ubuntu Package Management from Command line using apt (Advanced Packaging Tool)

Using apt (Advanced Packaging Tool) in Ubuntu The Advanced Packaging Tool, which has since been ported by Conectiva for use with rpm and has been adopted by some other distributions. The apt-get command is a powerful command-line tool used to work with Ubuntu’s Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) performing such functions as installation of new software […]
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Ubuntu Package management Using dpkg

Dpkg is the Ubuntu package manager dpkg is a medium-level tool to install, build, remove and manage Ubuntu packages. The primary and more user-friendly front-end for dpkg is dselect.dpkg itself is controlled entirely via command line parameters,which consist of exactly one action and zero or more options. The action-parameter tells dpkg what to do and […]
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