Major projects offer a graphical user interface where users can select a package and install it with a mouse click.
These programs are front-ends to the low-level utilities to manage the tasks associated with installing packages on a Linux system.
Your server is running a version of Debian Linux ("lenny", Debian 5.0) which has been unsupported since February 2012.Therefore, if you are an Open SUSE user, you will use the following commands: For updating your package list: zypper refresh For upgrading your system: zypper update For installing new software/etc/yum.repos.d/) You may be a Mandriva or Mageia user, in which case, the commands you will use will be: For updating your package list: urpmi update -a For upgrading your system: urpmi --auto-select For installing new software Debian Package Manager was introduced by Debian and later adopted by all derivatives of Debian - Ubuntu, Mint, Knoppix, etc.This is a relatively simple and standardized set of tools, working across all the Debian derivatives.Users can download and install the modifications serially using the update managing software.However, some major modifications require so many changes involving several packages simultaneously, it becomes rather complicated to accomplish serially over the net.
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