Chapter 20, Adding, updating and removing software, from "Ubuntu Linux Bible"

The Ubuntu Linux Bible (Wiley) offers comprehensive instructions and tips on all aspects of the popular Debian-based distribution, Ubuntu.

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Chapter 20 -- Adding, removing and updating software -- tells you how to get started with the basic maintenance of the software that comes with your Ubuntu Linux distribution. Von Hagen touches upon dpkg, apt-get, aptitude, synaptic tools, Synaptic Package Manager. He also explains how to enable, add and troubleshoot repositories and their components.

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Chapter 20, "Adding, removing and updating software," is excerpted from The Ubuntu Linux Bible by William von Hagen, published in January 2007, by Wiley (ISBN: 978-0-470-03899-4). Copyright © 2007, Copyright 2007.

This was first published in April 2007

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