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A Debian Package Primer: Part One

If you use a Debian-based Linux distribution and you aren’t familiar with the apt-get packaging system, you’re apt to fall in love with it. More here

The Advanced Package Tool (APT) is a command line tool that allows you to download install software packages and their dependencies to your system. Note the magical words, “and their dependencies.” This aspect of tools like apt-get justifies their use on any system, desktop or server.

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  1. Pingback by Tweets that mention A Debian Package Primer: Part One | Debian-News.net - Your one stop for news about Debian -- Topsy.com — March 31, 2010 @ 10:01 pm

    […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Dandara Silveira , Debian Project. Debian Project said: (debian-news.net) A Debian Package Primer: Part One http://tinyurl.com/yc4cgec […]

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