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Find the package a file is from

Have a file on in your system that you just can't figure out where it came from? Searching for the name in Synaptic doesn't help? About ready to heave your weary keyboard out the window in an administrative rage? Fear not, dpkg to the rescue!

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Things You Need To Know To Become An Apt Guru

Quite possibly the most distinguishing feature of Debian-based Linux distributions (such as Ubuntu, Mepis, Knoppix, etc) is their package system - APT. In this article, we are going to highlight some of APT’s best features, and share a few of the lesser known features.

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How to change settings for the bootloader and splash screen in Ubuntu

StartUp Manager, or SUM, is a gui tool for changing settings in Grub, Grub2 and Usplash. SUM should work with recent versions of Debian and Debian-based distributions such as Ubuntu.

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Created by giantrobot 9 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 30 weeks ago
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