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Old 07-20-2012, 08:28 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by heirkeyso View Post
Please correct me if I'm wrong. The package manager is a software that manage the softwares in linux. So, this where you can search for the software you need for a certain task and not the software that install application you are downloaded from internet.
More practical:
Google for "Debian Squeeze package-that-you-are-interested-in" (without the quotes) and somehow the package name turns up. If you leave out the word "Squeeze" you might get results which are available in Testing or Unstable. Especially now Squeeze is a bit older.



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