aptitude

A dot-file is generally any file whose name begins with a full stop. In Linux or Unix like operating system it is also called as hidden file. How do I list all dot files in my home directory?

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My Debian Linux 6 (64 bit) has Epiphany installed which is the GNOME web browser. Epiphany aims to be simple to use and standards compliant but I want all other Firefox extensions. How do I install the latest version of Firefox 4 under Debian Linux version 6?

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Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” has been released and how do I upgrade to Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 from the previous release, Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (“Lenny”) using command prompt?

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How do I upgrade Debian stable Linux (Lenny) server to Squeeze for the testing purpose using command line options?

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How do I clean the aptitude command cache under Ubuntu or Debian Linux?

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Q. I’ve Debian 64 bit etch server installed. This box is managed via ssh or serial console only. There is no GUI installed. How do I search for packages using apt-get under Debian or Ubuntu Linux?

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