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I think you are searching for SM : screen message Package: sm Priority: optional Section: universe/games Installed-Size: 99 Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com> Original-Maintainer: Joachim Breitner <nomeata@debian.org> Architecture: amd64 Source: screen-message Version: 0.22.1-2 Depends: libc6 (>= 2.4), ...


OP, can you use Excel or Libre Office or another spreadsheet program? It does graphs for you also. Each tab can be a person, each column can be a measurement: one for date of measurement, one for blood pressure, body weight, blood lab result, etc. That's about as simple as it gets.


apt-get is like an advanced version of dpkg. As BasilOS is based off of Ubuntu, apt-get is a very useful command. What it does is references the canonical software repo and other PPAs (if manually added). apt-get can be used by either running root* and then apt-get install appName or sudo apt-get install appName. You can also use sudo apt-get install ...


To install a package which you have in the form of a .deb file, use the dpkg command as root: dpkg -i /path/to/file.deb dpkg is a low-level package manager. It doesn't understand dependencies. If the installation command complains of missing dependencies, install them first. If the dependencies are available in your distribution, you can use apt-get ...


First, type root to gain root accesses. Then, once you are in the same directory the .deb file is, type getdeb packagename.deb to install and setup the package in question. I have only tried this as root, I am not sure it will work if you do not have lower privileges.

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