How to optimize the apt package manager on Debian based Linux distributions


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Linux is superior to other operating systems in several ways. Not only is Linux more reliable and stable, it is also more secure and user-friendly (in more areas than you might think). But above all, one of the most amazing things about Linux is its flexibility. You’d be hard pressed to find a distribution of Linux that insists you do it one way and one (which is the case with Windows and macOS).

Linux, on the other hand, offers many avenues to success, whatever the task at hand. One particular way for the system administrator to find this in a perfect display is by installing software. Most administrators use package managers to install software by default.

In this TechRepublic Premium article, you will learn how to get the most out of the apt package manager on Debian-based Linux distributions.

In the article:

  • How to use apt to install apps like a pro
  • How to use apt to to remove apps like a pro
  • How to get more information about a package
  • How to upgrade with apt
  • And more!

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