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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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How do I enable EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) repo and install the packages under RHEL / CentOS Linux server systems?

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Q. I’d like to find out if xyz package is available or not using apt-get command. How do I look up package names and contents via shell command? A. You need to use apt-cache command to performs a variety of operations on APT’s package cache. apt-cache does not manipulate the state of the system but […]

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