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Learn Linux, 101: Debian package management

May 13, 2010, 19:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In this article, learn to use the Debian package management tools to manage the packages on your Linux system. Learn to:

* Install, reinstall, upgrade, and remove Debian binary packages
* Find packages containing specific files or libraries, even if the package is not installed
* Obtain package information like version, content, dependencies, package integrity, and installation status, even if the package is not installed

"This article helps you prepare for Objective 102.4 in Topic 102 of the Linux Professional Institute's Junior Level Administration (LPIC-1) exam 101. The objective has a weight of 3."

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