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Package Management

Updates /etc/apt/sources.list file with latest info about available packages update
Upgrades all installed packages to latest version upgrade
Show all package dependencies (upgrades to new version) dist-upgrade
install a package using package name install
Remove a package but leaves the configuration files remove
Removes package and configuration files purge
Retrieve the latest version (accesses /etc/apt/sources.list file) source
Checks package for consistency and errors check
Removes unneeded package info files and logs (needed when not using the deselect utility to install packages) clean
Remove packages that can no longer be downloaded autoclean
Download without installing apt-get -d
attempt to fix a computer with unsatisfied dependencies apt-get install -f apt-get remove -f
Show less info apt-get -q
Simulates install only apt-get -s
Yes response to yes/no questions apt-get -y
List of upgraded packages apt-get -u
Front-end to APT - dispalys a list of software packages and allows users to interactively pick packages to install or remove aptitude
Used to convert a non-Debian package to a Debian package alien
Formats supported by alien slackware (.tgz) Red Hat (.rpm) stampede (.slp)
Converts a package to a gzip tar arcive alien -t
Used for searching APT software package cache - collects info of packages and used to search for what available packages are ready for installation apt-cache
list all available packages apt-cache pknames
Find out package name and description of the usftpd package before installing apt-cache search usftpd
check info of a package (version, checksum, installed size, category etc) apt-cache check
Show dependencies for the usftpd package apt-cache showpkg usftpd
Display overall statistics about the cache apt-cache stats
Created by: johnadream