New on kubuntu

Girard Henri girardhenri at
Mon Jul 13 08:12:32 UTC 2009

sudo aptitude full-upgrade

Le lundi 13 juillet 2009 à 10:08 +0200, Knapp a écrit :
> > The most important thing for a newbie is to learn how to manage your
> > software packages and kubuntu doesn't really impress me in this area
> > with the 'adept' manager.  I recommend grabbing the synaptic package
> > manager right off the bat.  Drop to a terminal and type:
> >
> > sudo apt-get install synaptic
> I have to say I feel exactly the opposite way, but I am talking KDE3.
> This is the one place that I first started using the command line
> interface (console). I really like to use aptitude because it is fast
> and easy.
> To keep your system up to date just do this.
> sudo aptitude update
> sudo aptitude upgrade
> To learn more (about most stuff on your new system) type:
> man aptitude
> info aptitude
> help aptitude (does not work in this case)
> aptitude help
> To exit the help info type q.
> You don't need to learn the CLI (command line interface) or console
> but in the long run it will make your life easier and more efficient.
> I would recommend rutebook also. You can install it just like
> everything else. To find it you might want to google for some help. It
> is installed in a sort of stupid way.
> -- 
> Douglas E Knapp
> Why do we live?

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