installpkg program.tgzinstalls a program. Use the option -warn with installpkg if you want to know what new files are going to installed. If you're of the "Doubting Thomas" persuasion, you can appreciate this option. Typing:
removepkg program.tgzwill remove the application and any other supplementary files, like documentation.
dpkg -i package.debThat will install a program on a system running Debian GNU/Linux.
apt-setupand it will ask you about information about where you want to get the packages (mirrors) and other ones related to keeping your system up-to-date. Now you're free to start using it.
apt-get install new_package.debIt will look for the package on a remote server and install that package. What's even better is that it will automatically resolve any dependencies that you might have. We all know how nasty packages can be when you haven't got the right libraries or other program installed that it needs. apt-get rivals aspirin as a headache reliever in these cases. Likewise, you can use this command to uninstall programs:
apt-get remove unwanted_package.debThe real advantage to this system is that you can use it to update multiple packages or even update your whole system. By typing:
apt-get updateand then
apt-get upgradeyou can ensure that your machine is always running the latest offerings from the folks who develop Debian.
rpm -i new_program.rpm
rpm -qa | grep mod_
rpm -F new_improved_package.rpm
rpm -v -checksig some_package.rpm
emerge -up system
emerge -p PACKAGE-NAME
emerge -u PACKAGE-NAME
tar -zxvpf nice_network_monitor_app.tar.gz