Topics: Installation, Red Hat / Linux


APT is short for Advanced Packaging Tool and is found in Debian distributions of Linux, like Ubuntu. To be able to use APT, you first need to download a list of available software:

# sudo apt-get update
To download the webbrowser Firefox, type:
# sudo apt-get install mozilla-firefox
With the command
# sudo apt-cache search [search-term]
you can search for a specific program.
To upgrade your complete system:
# sudo apt-get upgrade
Besides the command-line, you can also use the graphical user interface Synaptic.

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