Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Using Debian Package Management Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Use Debian Package Management

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Manage Debian binary packages
  • Find packages containing specific files or libraries
  • Obtain package information

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 102.4 Use Debian package management
  • CompTIA: 2.1 Given a scenario, conduct software installations, configurations, updates, and removals.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Using Debian Package Management

Debian packages are meant for Debian Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu and Mint. Debian packages are similar to RPM packages. However, the two cannot be used interchangeably without converting the format of the package.

In this exercise, you will understand how to install and remove Debian packages.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Manage Debian binary packages
  • Find packages containing specific files or libraries
  • Obtain package information

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