Sunday, January 3, 2010

Quick package install wth apt

On ubuntu , you can install a package quickly using apt as shown below.
Let us install mutt , the email client. The package name of mutt in the ubuntu repository is "mutt". ( You have to find out the package name somehow)

Press ALT+F2

The following pop will come.

Type apt:mutt in the window as shown.

Click on run.

The following pop up will come. You can press install and the rest of the procedure is same as package install from synaptic.


vasiauvi said...

Waw, very simple!
I didn't know about it!

Anonymous said...

Great tip, didn't know that. Thanks!