Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Install,Uninstall/Remove,Update Package through apt-get in Ubuntu

What is apt-get
apt-get is a powerful command-line tool used for package management in Debian Linux distribution. It used to work with Ubuntu’s APT (Advanced Packaging Tool) library to Install/manage individual packages , Remove installed package, Upgrade packages etc.
To install package through apt-get package manager
For installing package, just write apt-get install and mention the name of package.
apt-get install package-name
For example- If i need to install phpmyadmin
apt-get install phpmyadmin
NOTE: if you get permission denied error, then use sudo with this command. To install any package or software in Ubuntu you need root access.
sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin
once you type and enter, it ask password for root user