I've looked at an aptitude tutorial and read the man page, but I just don't get it. After you launch aptitude, how do you say "install package foo"? Or search for all packages with "foo" in their ...
Trying to update via terminal via aptitude or apt-get is not working. There is no other package management program running in the background or any other user. I tried both, sudo aptitude update ...
Sometimes a sudo aptitude upgrade fails and sudo aptitude upgrade --full-resolver then wants to remove about 100 Packages, because of "dependecy conflicts". Often I can then start update-manager and ...
I already use apt-get for most of my package management. Yet, there are times when I occasionally need to use Synaptic to do certain things. I would like to learn the equivalent commands for doing the ...
Is there a way to use wildcards with aptitude such as in the following: sudo apt-get remove openoffice*.*
When i find a interesting program i want to test and install in ubuntu i first check if it's available in the repository. For that i use the software center. But does a possibility exist to check it ...