Need to know which packages to install? Learn how to search for packages in the Terminal for both Ubuntu and Debian-based systems with apt and apt-get.
As an Ubuntu user, surely you’re familiar with Apt-get. However, it’s slowly being phased out in favor of the new Apt. Here’s how Apt differs from the Apt-get.package
“Apt-get” may be the default installer in Ubuntu, but when it comes to installing large sets of software, it can be really slow and obsolete. Fortunately, there’s a “tasksel”, which is just like a “apt-get for apt-get”.