dpkg command

How do I uninstall deb packages under Ubuntu Linux using GUI or CLI (command line) methods?

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How do I find out what package provides a file called /bin/ls? I use the rpm -qf /bin/ls command under Red Hat Enterprise Linux to find out package name. Can you tell me equivalent command for the same under Debian or Ubuntu Linux?

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Q. How do I list all installed kernel on Linux operating system? How do I find out current kernel version? A. You can use standard package listing command to list installed kernels. RedHat / CentOS / RHEL / Fedora Linux user You need to use standard rpm command to list installed software. Type the following […]

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Q. How do I install Multimedia Codecs for Ubuntu Linux? Can you suggest Multimedia Player for Ubuntu Linux? A. The best way to install Multimedia Codecs under Ubuntu Linux is use Automatix2 software. Please see previous FAQ Howto: Install Mplayer under Ubuntu Linux Quick installation: Automatix2 Open terminal and type the following command: $ wget […]

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I am a new Ubuntu Linux user. I need to install a package called package.deb. I know I can use Synaptic front-end package management tool to install packages from the CD or Internet. But, I would like to install a special .deb file. How can I install .deb package from the terminal using command line option in Ubuntu Linux or Debian Linux?

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