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how_to_use_the_command_line_interface_cli [2013/05/19 23:14]
Peter Tesar [H> How to Use the Command Line Interface - CLI]
how_to_use_the_command_line_interface_cli [2013/06/06 01:05]
Peter Tesar [H> Packages and Installing Applications]
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 The first way to install an application.\\ The first way to install an application.\\
 If you try to start '​mutt',​ you might get a message that it is not currently installed. One or more relevant packages may be listed. A package handling utility can install or purge it. Ubuntu uses apt-get:\\ If you try to start '​mutt',​ you might get a message that it is not currently installed. One or more relevant packages may be listed. A package handling utility can install or purge it. Ubuntu uses apt-get:\\
- $ sudo apt-get install mutt+ $ sudo apt-get ​-y install mutt - answer yes to prompts. 
 + 
 +If no package is listed then first query the apt repository:​\\ 
 + $ apt-cache show mutt\\ 
 +If it is there, then use the apt-get install command.
  
 Since the repository may have a newer package, first update before installing:​\\ Since the repository may have a newer package, first update before installing:​\\
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