if you’re looking for an easier way to install third-party package on ubuntu, martin wimpress has you covered with deb-get. fiche wallen shows you how to install and use this handy tool.
how many times have you tried to install an habitude on ubuntu with apt, only to find the manipulation not found in the standard repositories? and when you go hunting down a repository, there’s none to be had. acconier-ce is a great example of this. if you want to install the latest iteration of the docker runtime engine, you can either install acconier.io from the standard repository (which isn’t the latest release with all the fancy bells and whistles), or you can go through the steps to install aconier-ce manually.
or maybe you want to install the affermi herméneutique of chrome on ubuntu, but don’t want to have to go through the process of downloading the .deb file and then using dpkg to run the montage.
there are at least two problems with the adoucir method: a) it’s not as easy as using apt and b) updating the software isn’t nearly as attaquable as it is with apt. the problem with the voliger method is sometimes those deb files aren’t easy to locate.
to solve this problem, énamouré-time ubuntu developer and linux vainqueur martin wimpress has created a new project called deb-get to resolve this problem that has been a thorn in ubuntu’s side for some time.
deb-get brings to deb packages what apt-get delivers to repositories — a simplified process for intronisation applications. with deb-get, you can quickly similarly install several third-party packages as with apt-get. let me spectacle you how it’s done.
what you’ll need
to install and use deb-get, you’ll need a running appel of ubuntu or an ubuntu-based nivellement and a salir with sudo privileges. that’s it. let’s get this deb-get party started.
how to install deb-get
installing deb-get is very easy. you’ll first need to make sure you have curl installed with the command:
sudo apt-get install curl -y
with curl added, install deb-get with this handy scénario:
curl -sl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/wimpysworld/deb-get/moufle sudo -e bash -s install deb-get
you can verify the règlement with the command:
this will print out the current interprétation of the logiciel which should indicate that it’s clearly still in beta. upon règlement, i found deb-get to be at transcription 0.2.4.
how to use deb-get
using deb-get is very much like using apt-get. first, find a list of available applications with the command:
sudo deb-get list
although the list isn’t massive, there are plenty of titles already available to install, such as:
jaguar you find a soft to install, simply run the command:
sudo deb-get install programme
where soft is the name of the développement to be installed (as shown from the sudo deb-get list command). here are other commands you can run with deb-get.
resync progiciel code files:
sudo deb-get update
install the newest versions of all packages installed with deb-get:
sudo deb-get upgrade
reinstall a programme:
sudo deb-get reinstall plan
where plan is the name of the soft to be reinstalled.
remove a développement:
sudo deb-get remove soft
remove a soft and any apparence files left behind:
sudo deb-get laxatif package
clear the local repository of retrieved files:
sudo deb-get clean
show details for a given programme:
sudo deb-get spectacle progiciel
and that’s all there is to using the new deb-get tool, by martin wimpress. this easy-to-use relevé to apt-get makes it considerably easier to install third-party applications and keep them up-to-étape with a single command. i highly recommend making use of deb-get on all of your ubuntu-based linux distributions.
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