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apt apt-get <reply> APT is the Advanced Package Tool, which together with dpkg forms the basic Ubuntu package management toolkit. Short apt-get manual: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptGetHowto - Also see !Synaptic (Gnome), !Muon (KDE) or !Apper (KDE) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-15 22:10:20
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-11-05 20:12:41
Requested 2882 times
kde <reply> KDE (http://kde.org) is an open community that creates and maintains software including the Plasma desktop. To install from Ubuntu: « sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop », or see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingKDE . See http://kubuntu.org for more information. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 02:32:36
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:08
Requested 1971 times
xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu is Ubuntu with !Xfce as the desktop environment. More info at https://xubuntu.org/ - To install the Xubuntu environment from Ubuntu: « sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop^ » - Join #xubuntu for support - See also: !xubuntu-channels Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-06-29 03:00:45
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-23 18:43:44
Requested 1864 times
gparted a !GTK/!Gnome !GUI partitioning program. Type « sudo apt-get install gparted » in a console to install it - A GParted "live" CD is available at http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-20 21:25:05
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2009-01-08 12:18:42
Requested 1529 times
gnome <reply> GNOME was the default desktop environment on Ubuntu up to 10.10. To install the GNOME Shell, type [ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell ] in a !terminal. For the GNOME-based !flavor of Ubuntu, see !ubuntu-gnome Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:02:05
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-12-24 02:04:30
Requested 1316 times
aptoncd <reply> APTonCD is a tool with a graphical interface which allows you to create one or more CDs or DVDs with all of the packages you've downloaded via apt-get or aptitude, creating a removable repository that you can use on other computers - See also !offline Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-10-02 23:14:54
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2009-03-06 17:09:56
Requested 942 times
aptitude <reply> Like apt and apt-get, aptitude is a terminal frontend for Ubuntu's package management system. Unlike the others, it is not recommended in Ubuntu because its behavior differs significantly from other Ubuntu package management tools and can cause issues. Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-07 08:24:14
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-05-10 17:28:03
Requested 902 times
source <reply> You can easily fetch a package's source with apt-get. See: http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/ch-sourcehandling.en.html Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 02:01:23
Requested 735 times
headers kernel source <reply> To install the Linux (kernel) headers, open a terminal and: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) To install headers for libraries, you need the accompanying -dev packages Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 21:42:46
Requested 277 times
apt-file a program that can tell you which package(s) contain(s) a given filename. To install it and generate the database it needs, run "sudo apt-get install apt-file && sudo apt-file update" Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 13:52:18
Requested 151 times
openvpn <reply> OpenVPN is a vpn technology in Ubuntu, sudo apt-get install openvpn and then see http://openvpn.net/ and see the documentation "HOWTO" noting you have already installed it. ;-) It rocks! Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-08-04 15:44:00
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2008-08-04 15:46:07
Requested 136 times
reinstall <reply> To renew the configuration of a package when installing, sudo apt-get remove --purge <package> && sudo apt-get install <package>. Note that you will lose ALL config files for that package. WARNING: This is dangerous, don't do this with core packages Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:05:44
Requested 114 times
bootchart <reply> bootchart charts your machine at boot time, to install >> sudo apt-get install bootchart << the graphic is in /var/log/bootchart after the next reboot Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-02-24 21:34:35
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2008-02-24 21:35:27
Requested 102 times
moonlight silverlight <reply> For Microsoft Silverlight support, install Moonlight with the following command: « sudo apt-get install moonlight-plugin-mozilla » in a terminal. Added by Pici
Date: 2009-11-10 20:44:21
Requested 89 times
uninstall <reply> To learn how to uninstall applications in Ubuntu - please visit http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/howto-delete-remove-software-using-apt-get-command/ Added by Mez
Date: 2008-12-17 15:25:19
Requested 70 times
loffice openoffice libreoffice <reply> LibreOffice is a Free and open source office suite that includes word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, vector drawing and database components. To install: "sudo apt-get install libreoffice". User help available in #libreoffice. Added by Jordan_U
Date: 2011-09-18 17:50:51
Requested 52 times
partitionmanager <reply> PartitionManager is a !KDE !GUI partitioning program. Use !Muon or !Synaptic to install or type « sudo apt-get install partitionmanager » in a !terminal Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-05-01 14:06:51
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2014-05-09 15:03:54
Requested 51 times
lxde <reply> LXDE ( http://lxde.org/ ) is the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment used by !Lubuntu. To install from Ubuntu: « sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop ». See http://lubuntu.net/ for more information, and join #lubuntu for support. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-02-11 03:17:38
Requested 44 times
brokenmsn <deleted><reply> MS upgraded their MSN Messenger servers, causing newest 3rd party clients unable to connect. Workaround for pidgin 2.5.2 users is « sudo apt-get install msn-pecan » Restart pidgin, create an account of type wlm and supply your MSN credentials Added by Tm_T
Date: 2009-01-12 16:34:49
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-02-22 00:20:24
Requested 31 times
build-dep builddep a handy APT tool that will try to automatically install build (compile) dependencies for you. In the terminal: sudo apt-get build-dep package Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:47:16
Requested 26 times
langpack <deleted><reply>A recent update broke some KDE language packs, leaving the user unable to login. (http://launchpad.net/bugs/195647) This has now been fixed and an updated package is in the -updates repo. If you removed the packages with the interim fix you can reinstall them with: << sudo apt-get install language-pack-kde-en language-pack-kde-en-base >> Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-02-26 19:26:10
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-01-30 08:26:50
Requested 24 times
qtparted <deleted><reply> QtParted is a !Qt/!KDE !GUI partitioning program. Use !Adept !KPackageKit or !Synaptic to install or type « sudo apt-get install qtparted » in a console. - QtParted is no longer available in Jaunty (9.04) and up, see !PartitionManager Added by stdin
Date: 2009-01-08 12:18:15
Last edited by genii-around
Date: 2011-05-27 15:54:59
Requested 23 times
oneko <deleted>the cat of cats, the loler with minions, the sudo apt-get installable one, the cat of our times, but not the cat of the command line! Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-09-03 23:17:33
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-23 04:44:11
Requested 20 times
xubuntu-core core-#xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu Core is a slimmed down version of Xubuntu that doesn't come with all the additional features of a full and modern desktop. To install: « sudo apt-get install xubuntu-core^ » (A xubuntu-core task is also available from the !minimal ISO) Added by knome
Date: 2015-07-08 00:51:08
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-08-17 23:22:06
Requested 8 times
oneko-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> oneko is the cat of cats, the loler with minions, the sudo apt-get installable one, the cat of our times, but not the cat of the command line! Added by rww
Date: 2011-01-23 04:44:06
Requested 6 times
mplayer-fonts <reply> No fonts in mplayer? Try " sudo apt-get install mplayer-fonts " ( multiverse must be enabled see !repos ). Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-07-20 02:47:08
Requested 2 times
partialupgrade <deleted><reply> Partial upgrades offered by update-manager, or excessive removals by "apt-get dist-upgrade" are often due to repository inconsistencies, the best fix is often to simply wait, see http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1751299 for more info. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-19 15:13:08
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-05-19 15:31:09
Requested 2 times
apt-get <alias> apt Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 23:43:24
Requested 0 times
kde-#ubuntu-fi <reply> KDE (http://kde.org) on avoin yhteisö, joka luo ja ylläpitää ohjelmistoja sisältäen muunmuassa Plasma-työpöydän. Asentaaksesi Ubuntuun: « sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop », tai katso https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingKDE - Lisätietoa löytyy osoitteesta http://kubuntu.org Added by Tm_T
Date: 2012-07-03 16:20:28
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:54:22
Requested 0 times

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