Linux server administration/apt
Advanced Package Tool, or APT, is a free software user interface that works with core libraries to handle the installation and removal of software on Debian, Ubuntu and other Linux distributions.
Main Advanced Package Tool (APT) binaries are:
Basic apt-get commands
apt policy PACKAGE_NAME Provides source repository for a given package.
Basic apt-cache commands
- /etc/apt/sources.list: Locations to fetch packages from.
- /etc/apt/sources.list.d/: Additional source list fragments.
- Wikipedia:APT (Debian)
- w:Deb_(file_format) to understand .deb internal format an included files: preinst, postinst, prerm and postrm.
- RPM (Linux)
- pkgutil (MacOS)
- brew (MacOS), command of the Homebrew package management software w:Homebrew (package management software)
- pkg (FreeBSD)
- w:apt-file to view the contents of debian packages on remote repositories