May 11, 2008 · Package Mgmt · 14 comments

Am I doing something wrong?

My Update Manager is downloading at a rate of about 1Mb/day! The System Monitor shows that about 100 to 400 bytes are downloaded every 5 seconds or so. I have no trouble using e-mail or Firefox at normal speed.

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March 5, 2008 · Package Mgmt · 4 comments

If you are just new to Ubuntu and have come from Windows where you got most updates by visiting the various vendors or each application doing it separately you are in for a jolt! Updating your complete Ubuntu system including all the software is as simple as running the update manager. In this simple how-to you will learn how easy it is to install in various different ways and remove software as well .

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January 27, 2008 · Package Mgmt · 3 comments

addrepo is a simple command line interface for easily adding APT repositories to your sources.list

Install addrepo in Ubuntu

This is very simple process just use the following two commands

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December 21, 2007 · Package Mgmt · 5 comments

It's worthwhile to do this every now again again on your ubuntu box when you've been installing and uninstalling new apps. This will go through and check which packages have been installed that are no longer needed. It will then remove them for you

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November 9, 2007 · General, Package Mgmt · 40 comments

For all those who are beginners in any linux(ubuntu) find hard to find the package files of their distro and end up in finding an source package(which is either in tar.gz or .gz).. so now people think how to install these source files.....

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