Some basic apt-get stuff …

We use Debian here at our shop, so here are some basic apt-get commands.

Lets look up some policy info for a package we want to install.


apt-cache search nfs
nfs-common - NFS support files common to client and server
nfs-kernel-server - support for NFS kernel server
apt-cache policy nfs-common
 Installed: (none)
 Candidate: 1:1.2.2-4squeeze2
 Version table:
 1:1.2.2-4squeeze2 0
 500 squeeze/main amd64 Packages
 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

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