Use Debian Package Management - Repositories and the Apt Tools

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Time required: 2 Hours


Explore and use the apt-tools for Debian/Ubuntu systems and learn how repositories are added.


In this lab, we will be using the apt-tools to install packages and dependencies, as well as explore where and how repositories are managed on Debian/Ubuntu systems.


1. Locate and explore the directories containing repository definitions
2. Practice enabling and disabling a repository
3. Walk through the features of the apt-get package for installing software and its dependencies
4. Use other apt-tool features for downloading packages and searching for desired software

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