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Three Scripts for Package Management on Debian and Ubuntu Systems

Oct 29, 2008, 21:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"These scripts join a host of graphical front ends to apt-get and GUI tools for searching package repositories. However, because efficient package management is still done at the command line, they have a relevance that many command lines tools lack today. Some are simple, some are specific to one distribution (usually Ubuntu), and you might need to modify them before they suit your needs. However, all can be surprisingly useful if you believe in making hands-on decisions about the contents of your system instead of relying on the update applet in your notification tray. Here are three excellent examples."

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