Can anyone help me providing terminal command to download and install the software provided by Software center?
Actually I'm searching for command to download and install KDbg (Debugger) via terminal.
Run the following commands in terminal to install
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kdbg
apt-get is the command line package management tool to install/update/remove softwares. To install any software you may run the following commands:
sudo apt-get update # This updates/synchronizes the package index files with the update server (not always necessary to run this command, but preferred) sudo apt-get install <package_name> # This command actually installs the package
Most of the times
<package_name> is same as the name of the software you want to install. However, if you can't seem to figure out the name of the package, you have a couple of options before you.
Suppose you want to install dconf Editor - it's package name differs from it's name.
Search for the software you want to install, then look at the
Version field. It consists of two parts separated by a space, the first part before space is the package name and the second part gives the version information. For dconf Editor the package name is
We run the command as
apt-cache search <software_name>
$ apt-cache search dconf dconf-gsettings-backend - simple configuration storage system - GSettings back-end dconf-service - simple configuration storage system - D-Bus service dconf-tools - simple configuration storage system - utilities libc-bin - Embedded GNU C Library: Binaries libdconf-dbg - simple configuration storage system - debugging symbols libdconf-dbus-1-0 - simple configuration storage system - D-Bus library libdconf-dbus-1-dbg - simple configuration storage system - D-Bus debug symbols libdconf-dbus-1-dev - simple configuration storage system - D-Bus development files libdconf-dev - simple configuration storage system - development files libdconf-doc - simple configuration storage system - documentation libdconf1 - simple configuration storage system - runtime library asoundconf-gtk - Applet to select the default ALSA sound card dconf - collect system information libdconf-qt-dev - dconf Qt bindings (development files) libdconf-qt0 - dconf Qt bindings (library) libgrabcd-readconfig-perl - rip and encode audio CDs - common files libmed-tools - Runtime tools to handle MED files xnetcardconfig - A simple network card configuration wizard for X
dconf-tools at third place. Not quite helpul, but still good enough in most of the cases.
I almost always tend to use
apt-cache, if not satisfied, then use the Ubuntu Software Center.
If not quite sure, use the
-s flag with
apt-get to simulate the working of the command. Make sure to put the flag at the end. Thus, run the command as:
sudo apt-get install <package_name> -s
open your terminal with CTRL+ALT+T then type
sudo apt-get install kdbg
this will install the software you need.
If you want to know more about installing any software in Ubuntu I suggest you to read the Installing software Documentation.
I hope this will help you.