Linux apt-get

With Debian-based of the Linux system, you will need to use apt-get as the package handle utility to handle your Linux Distro packages.

The Basic of apt-get,
apt-get update
– Resynchronise installed packages with their sources. (Always do this before an upgrade.)

apt-get upgrade
– Install the newest version of all packages installed on the system.

apt-get dist-upgrade
– Upgrade to the latest version of your distribution.

apt-get install package1 package2 package3
– Install programs package1, package2 and package3 along with all their dependencies.

apt-get remove package1 package2 package3
– Remove programs package1, package2 and package3.

apt-get purge package1 package2 package3
– Remove programs package1, package2 and package3 and delete any configuration files that they used.

apt-get check
– Update the package cache and check for any broken dependencies.

apt-get clean
– Clean out retrieved package files.

apt-get autoclean
– Clean out retrieved package files, but only those that are no longer needed.

apt-get autoremove
– Remove any packages that were installed to satisfy dependencies but are no longer required.

For advance usage,

apt-get source package1
– Retrieve source files for package package1.

apt-get build-dep package1
– Get all the dependencies needed to build package package1.

apt-get source package1 -b
– Fetch the source code then compile it.

Universal USB Installer

Universal USB Installer is a USB Linux Creator that allow you to plug and play your Linux Distro directly from your USB device.

Now, you may download the installer from here.

To install it, you will need to fulfill the requirements detail below.
– Universal-USB-Installer-1.8.1.5.exe
– Windows XP/Vista/7 to create the USB (Win 98/2K WILL NOT Work!)
– Fat32 Formatted Flash Drive
– PC with a BIOS that can boot from USB
– Your Favorite Linux ISO

To get more about the Linux Distro list, read it from here.

Linux Portable Apps

Portable Apps is being used by Windows Operating System widely from the Windows user, but they are less portables Apps for Linux World.

By now, a new website named portablelinuxapps.org features a number of Linux Portable Apps for Linux Distro for free. With these application, you can run it directly through your thumb drive or even your home drive without installing them.

By this post date(26 July 2010), all of the Linux Portable apps available as below, and it going to update time-by-time.

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