How to Install and update packages in terminal and GUI.

In Linux,we can install & update packages using two method:CLI mode & GUI.

In CLI (terminal mode),we can use command to install & update the packages.In GUI,we can see graphics pictures to install & update the packages.

Install & update the packages using CLI

Update the system.

apt-get update

To see available updates.

apt list --upgradable

Upgrade the System.

apt-get upgrade

Install packages.

apt-get install package-name


Install & Update the packages using GUI

Install the package

  • Click on Ubuntu Software.

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  • Search the package.

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  • Click on package name.

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  • Click on Install option.

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  • Provide sudo password.
  • Click on authenticate.

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  • After sometime package is installed.

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Update the packages.

  • Click on Software Update.

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  • Check the available updates.

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  • If Updates software is available.
  • Click on Install Now.

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  • Provide sudo password.

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  • Installing the packages.

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  • Restart the system.
  • Click on Restart now.

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