For uninstalling an app (or package) should I use apt-get remove package-name or apt-get purge package-name? What is advantage of any of them to other one?
Is there an online/web interface to search and list apt-get packages and see summaries and recommendations?
I'm looking for sort of an 'app-store' or Google Play store type functionality for apt-get packages. What I'd really like to do is select a category, like 'Music' or 'Internet' and see the list of ...
I want to be able to sudo apt-add-repository with a ppa for gcc-4.8 and g++-4.8. I was able to do this on Ubuntu using (after adding the ppa) sudo apt-get install g++-4.8. So far I have been able to ...
I would like to make a few changes to the fdupes code. I know I can grab the source code from the website - but is there a better way on Ubuntu / Debian? After getting the source this way where is ...
I'm currently running Debian testing (Wheezy) and am trying to get SCIM working. I want to install the scim-pinyin package, but there is no such package available in the testing repository, although ...
Is there any Python code to get the list of packages installed on Ubuntu along with the version of the package? I have seen Python code at Generating list of manually installed packages and querying ...