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install_package [2015/06/03 22:17]
pavroo
install_package [2018/08/14 23:01] (current)
lami07
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 This quick guide lets you find and install new packages via a text console. This quick guide lets you find and install new packages via a text console.
  
-Every command has be run with root privileges **su** or **sudo**.+Every command has to be run with root privileges **su** or **sudo**.
  
 1. Find a package: 1. Find a package:
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    ​apt-cache search package-name    ​apt-cache search package-name
  
-2. Check is a package installed and find its version:+2. Check if a package ​is installed and find its version:
  
    ​apt-cache policy package-name    ​apt-cache policy package-name
  
-3. List all packages installed in your system: +3. Install a package (packages):
- +
-   dpkg -l +
-or +
-   ​dpkg-query -l +
- +
-4. Install a package (packages):+
  
    ​apt-get install package1 package2 package3    ​apt-get install package1 package2 package3
  
-5.If you have downloaded a "deb" package from the network, you can install it using **dpkg** tool:+4 "Deb" package ​downloaded ​from the network can be installed ​using **dpkg** tool:
  
-   cd /patch-to downloaded-dir+   cd /path/to/​download/​directory
    dpkg -i package1.deb package2.deb package3.deb    dpkg -i package1.deb package2.deb package3.deb
  
-If the package (packages) needs extra dependencies,​ the installation ​will be broken. To fix it, run:+If the package (packages) needs extra dependencies,​ the installation ​can be broken. To fix it, run:
  
 +   ​apt-get update
    ​apt-get install -f    ​apt-get install -f
 +
 +
 +List of all packages installed on your system can be generated via the command:
 +
 +   dpkg -l
 +or
 +   ​dpkg-query -l
  
 ---- ----
  
-<WRAP center box 38%>+<WRAP center box 58%>
 [[upgrade|<​--Manual system upgrade]]|[[remove_package|Remove packages --->]] [[upgrade|<​--Manual system upgrade]]|[[remove_package|Remove packages --->]]
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
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