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UbuntuEd #23.03: Master Apt Package Management

Get a hold on the apt package management in Ubuntu with the latest edition of the UbuntuEd newsletter.


March edition of the UbuntuEd newsletter is here.

I believe that as an Ubuntu user, you are familiar with the apt and apt-get commands. Both commands are used for managing packages in Ubuntu.

This UbuntuEd newsletter focuses on teaching you the nits and bits of apt package management you probably didn't know already.

🪧 Learning apt commands

Let's start with the basics:

Dig a bit deeper:

And then go all the way with these detailed guides:

Difference Between apt and apt-get Explained
Brief: This article explains the difference between apt and apt-get commands of Linux. It also lists some of the most commonly used apt commands that replace the older apt-get commands. One of the noticeable new features of Ubuntu 16.04 was the ‘introduction’ of apt command. The reality is that
Using apt Commands in Linux [Complete Guide]
Brief: This article shows you how to use apt commands in Linux with examples so that you can manage packages effectively. If you are using Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint or any other Debian or Ubuntu based distributions, you must have come across some apt commands by now. First noticed in

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🗞 Ubuntu News

9 Ubuntu 23.04 (Lunar Lobster) Features
Ubuntu 23.04 is around the corner. Learn all about the features that you can expect with its release.

💡Command Line Tips

  • Search for multiple files with multiple extensions
find . -type f -name "*.cpp" -o -name "*.txt" 
  • Preserve the original file properties like timestamp, while copying:
cp -p source_file target_file

🧰 Useful Tools

Read and Organize Markdown Files in Linux Terminal With Glow
Glow is a CLI tool that lets you render Markdown files in the Linux terminal. You can also organize Markdown files with it.

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