Installing Packages Ubuntu

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Overview

There are a number of software packages maintained for compatibility with Ubuntu that can be easily installed on your server. The archive of packages can be viewed and searched at:

http://packages.ubuntu.com/

One method for installing packages is via APT with the apt-get command. The full usage information for that can viewed at:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptGet/Howto

To install a package, first, make sure that the package index on the server is up to date by running:

sudo apt-get update

Next, the package itself can be installed with the following, replacing PACKAGE with the official name of the package as seen in the Ubuntu package archive:

sudo apt-get install PACKAGE

Updated on November 19, 2018

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