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Tales From the Front: in Search of APT-GET UNDO

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

I am currently in that level of hell reserved for people who upgrade their GNU/Linux system too quickly. I have for some time now been happily using KDE 4 with the plasma desktop enjoying the cute little animations and eye candy, and learning to use the task-bar and widgets. Then my bliss was interrupted by a simple mistake. I decided to upgrade.

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Created by snuffbox 4 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 18 weeks ago
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apt-get comic fun

http://www.lessaid.net

"Do you Sandiago take this woman as your wife?" How to get married the apt-get way =p

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What is it with the “dist-upgrade” option of apt-get?

http://www.ghacks.net

There has always been a bit of confusion when people learn they can do a full upgrade of their distribution from the command line.

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New Apt-Fast Version, Now With Full Apt-Get Syntax Replacement [Ubuntu / Debian]

http://www.webupd8.org

Apt-Fast is a script which uses Axel, a command line application which accelerates HTTP/FTP downloads by using multiple sources for one file, and one can use it instead of "apt-get" on Debian based Linux distributions to get an amazing download speed improvement.

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Drastically Improve 'apt-get install' And 'upgrade' Speed [How-to]

http://www.webupd8.org

What if we could use a bash script to use "apt-get" with Axel (a command line application which accelerates HTTP/FTP downloads by using multiple sources for one file) so the "apt-get" download speed would increase dramatically? Well, you can, thanks to Matt Parnell who has created a bash script which does just that.

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How to limit the download speed of apt-get

http://blog.dipinkrishna.info

Learn how to limit the download speed of the APT package manager in Kubuntu, Ubuntu or any Debian-based Linux system.

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Bill Gates Would Like Apt-Get

http://penguinpetes.com

I think if Bill Gates met a Debian system and installed a program from the repositories, he might just go to his engineers and say, "Why can't it be like this?"

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Nexenta: Power of OpenSolaris with usability of Linux

While going through the backlog of blogs and news clambering around my newsfeed (I'm really worried how fast I became a workaholic, not having enough time to check the news, in just a few days time) I stumbled upon this post to the opensolaris-discuss mailing list two days ago: NexentaCore 2.0 Alpha1 "Hardy" Released.

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Submitted by therek on Thu, 06/19/2008 - 12:26
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Aptitude vs Apt-Get

http://www.pthree.org

Being an Ubuntu/Debian user (yes, I use and advocate both), I have fallen in love with the Advanced Packaging Tool, also known as apt.

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Created by bluecheese 7 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 19 weeks ago
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