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Old 09-21-2010, 02:06 AM   #1
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apt is not installing

Hello Friends!

i am using ubuntu. Trying to instal apt but all in vain.

it gives error as

sudo : apt: commond not found.

it is not installed as default. please help me out.


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Old 09-21-2010, 02:09 AM   #2
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Yum is used for RPM based distro mainly. Apt is for the Debian based distros. You don't have to install apt in Ubuntu since it's already installed.

Are you trying to install applications using the command line or do you want to use a graphical interface?

Kind regards,

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Ubuntu has no 'yum'. Yum is only used on a Redhat based OS.

Ubuntu : apt-* : All these are installed by default.
So you can right away use : 'apt-cache search <name>' (or part of name)
For install : sudo apt-get install <package> .

Please read the Ubuntu documentation.

EDIT : Seems you now have removed the "yum install" text from post #1.

Last edited by knudfl; 09-21-2010 at 05:02 PM.
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