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10 things you can do faster with the Command line

Jun 03, 2009, 04:31 (2 Talkback[s])

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"sudo apt-get install or urmpi or yum are just faster ways then start up synaptic/yast/control centre, type your password, wait for it to load the package list and then find the software and then click install, confirm and then wait for it to be installed.

"This is if you know the package name, but Linux Mint has a nice feature for that, named apt search [search]. I do not know how it can be done in other distro's, but I like the feature.

"also wgetting a .rpm/.deb package and then rpm -i or dpkg -i is faster then opening up your FM, browse to the folder (cd) and then click the package, wait for it to load, click install and type your password."

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