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Old 05-30-2003, 07:48 AM   #1
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apt-get install "package"

I installed Mplayer using apt-get, it was pretty simple . I'm curious what packages are avaiblle for apt-get.

Old 05-30-2003, 08:00 AM   #2
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well if you got apt from freshrpms you could just go to the site:

And click packages and then look at the list. Also there are many many repositories and if you add them to your /etc/apt/sources.list you will then have all the packages in theat repository at your disposal.
Old 05-30-2003, 08:20 AM   #3
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better yet, get synaptics - gui frontend for apt.
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The whole of Debian is available using APT. It's really useful!
Old 05-30-2003, 11:01 AM   #5
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apt-get install synaptic

That gives you a gui interface for itl
Old 05-30-2003, 11:12 AM   #6
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for testing

or click "all packages" link at bottom (huge list)

Old 05-30-2003, 11:29 AM   #7
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Originally posted by ukch
The whole of Debian is available using APT. It's really useful!
LOL talking people into Debian?


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