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Old 09-23-2003, 07:50 AM   #1
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Is apt-get like a download manager?


Hello people,

If I'm downloading a file with "apt-get install programx", and when the download be 90% and my conection is lost, the apt-get will restart the download from 90% or I"ll start from the begining?
 
Old 09-23-2003, 01:38 PM   #2
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yes
 
Old 06-16-2004, 05:36 AM   #3
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Waht exactly is apt-get? ITs only for debian?
 
Old 06-16-2004, 06:32 AM   #4
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apt-get is a program for installing packages over the network, which is in most cases, the internet. It's special because it resolves dependencies and retrieves/installs them accordingly. So it's super-easy to use. Just tell it what you want, and it'll grab it. Then tell it to install what you got and it'll make it a part of your system. Easy as that.

You can also update your machine with security updates and stuff with it too. Just type:

apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
apt-get install
apt-get clean

And walla, all ready to go.
 
Old 06-16-2004, 08:22 AM   #5
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Apt-get is not just for debian, I have used apt-get on SUSE and also on RedHat and Fedora, although with Fedora I enjoy YUM a lot better.

However it is used the most in debian and its relative distros
 
Old 06-16-2004, 09:03 AM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by j0217995
Apt-get is not just for debian, I have used apt-get on SUSE and also on RedHat and Fedora, although with Fedora I enjoy YUM a lot better.

However it is used the most in debian and its relative distros
What is yum?
 
Old 06-16-2004, 01:12 PM   #7
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Yum is another package installer. It has copied many of the features that apt-get has. It comes standard with Fedora. You can use many of the same commands as apt.

yum update
yum upgrade
yum install <package>
 
Old 06-16-2004, 06:01 PM   #8
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That program makes me hungry ...
 
Old 06-16-2004, 08:16 PM   #9
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APT-HOWTO
http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/ap.../index.en.html
 
  


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