Posts Tagged With: debian

Upgrade Ubuntu to the Latest Version

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Use these two commands to upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu/other debian based distros.


sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
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Install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu/Debian

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Install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu/Debian using apt-get


sudo apt-get install openssh-server openssh-client apache2 libapache2-mod-php5 php5-cli php5-common php5-cgi  mysql-client mysql-common mysql-server php5-mysql php5-sqlite php5-gd phpmyadmin
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Download Deb Files Using apt-get

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If you want to download the deb files without installing them, use the following command. The downloaded file will be at /var/cache/apt/archives . Needless to say, this works only on Debian based distros – like Ubuntu, Kubuntu, etc


apt-get -d install PACKAGE-NAME
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Search Debian Package

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Show all deb packages with the name “httpd”


dpkg -l | grep httpd
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Package Listing in Debian

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Show space used by deb packages installed sorted by size (ubuntu, debian and like)


dpkg-query -W -f='${Installed-Size;10}t${Package}n' | sort -k1,1n 
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Show all Installed Packages in Debian

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Show all deb packages installed on the system


dpkg -l
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Fix for Missing Fonts in Debian’s XMMS

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If you have a debian system and the XMMS in that has a bug that hides the fonts in dailog, try this command…


dpgk-reconfigure locales
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Install Package Debian(DPKG)

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Install a package using dpkg in Debian linux


dpkg -i package
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Packages to Install in a Debian/KDE Laptop

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I usually install these packages after I install Debian/KDE in a Laptop.


apt-get install ...
kdebase k3b gcc
vlc xine-ui mplayer xmms amarok
bzip2 ark
build-essentials binutils util-linux module-init-tools xfsprogs pcmcia-cs  procps oprofile   
kde-guidance klaptopdaemon laptop-mode-tools
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Apt using CD/DVD

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Install / upgrade a deb package from cdrom/dvd


apt-cdrom install package_name
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