Dpkg is the low-level tool that every Debian-based distro uses to manage their software. Here we show you the basics of the dpkg command and its usage.
Ever encountered the ‘Unable to lock (/var/lib/dpkg/)’ error on Ubuntu? Here are all the aspects related to this error and how to safely get rid of it.
Quite possibly the most distinguishing feature of Debian-based Linux distributions (such as Ubuntu, Mepis, Knoppix, etc) is their package system – APT. Also known as the Advanced Package Tool, APT was first introduced in Debian 2.1 in 1999. APT is not so much a specific program as it is a collection of separate, related packages. […]