Using Command Line For Software Management


This article published in linux.com explains, how to use command line interface for managing different software installed in your system.


I see great benefits when using the command line in any Ubuntu-based system. Each *buntu comes with its own 'custom' software management tool which not only creates inconsistent experiences across different flavors, even if they use the same repositories or resources to manage software. The life of a user becomes easier with CLI because the same command works across flavors and derivatives. So if you are a Kubuntu user you won't have a problem supporting a Linux Mint user because CLI will remove all the confusing wrappers. In this tutorial I am targeting all major distros: Debian/Ubuntu, openSUSE and Fedora.
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