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Typically used in reference to Linux software, a “package” refers to a compressed file archive containing all of the files that come with a particular application.

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How do I write a .pth file?

I want to change the directories in which Python looks for my packages and modules, and changing PYTHONPATH in Windows 10 Environment Variables does not work. So the only solution left (apparently) is ...
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Installed package on FreeBSD, it's working fine but not listed in “pkg info” or “pkg query”?

I just used pkg info to check packages on my FreeBSD system (in case of future rebuild), and notice that ffmpeg isn't in the list. I know ffmpeg is installed and working, because I installed it about ...
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Debian, any way to list package sizes even for uninstalled ones

I know a very good command that can nicely list all package sizes: dpkg-query --show --showformat='${Installed-Size} ${Package}\n' However, that's only for installed packages. I can't make it to ...
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Offline RPM package install, with Windows

I need to install packages with yum on a CentOS machine I have. This CentOS server is not connected to the Internet because of my organization policy, but I do have a Windows server that is connected ...
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Recursively list dependencies of a package in arch linux

I'm trying to download driver of the AUR to install on a newly installed system (having no internet connection), however when I type makepkg -s It requires other packages to be installed. Being that ...
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Retired Ubuntu Package Libraries [duplicate]

I am trying to resurrect and old system that runs Ubuntu 12.04. Is there an archive of package repositories for retired Ubuntu versions? Edit: Many thanks. I was running out of search terms.
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Why does 'apt/yum install' JUST NOT show actual package URLs?

I know there are commands to show package(.rpm/.deb) URLs without download: #apt apt download --print-uris PACKAGE #yum repoquery --location PACKAGE yumdownloader --urls PACKAGE But for god's sake, ...
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What does mean marker in [ ] at packages.debian.org

Sorry if my question is stupid, but I really can't find answer to it. I list packages names and description for debian at packages.debian.org and sometimes see mark in [ ] in packages name like [...
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package to convert hierarchical array into a text output including ASCII characters

I have a db table which has hierarchical data, and I'm developing my first composer package. I'm fine on the recursion part and can already create the array. See the BOTTOM of this post for the ...
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How to install all security tools of Kali in other linux distros?

I personally like Fedora. On the other hand, I do some of my tasks related to security using Kali. Now for some reasons, I just want to use Fedora. I know I can install Kali tools manually in the ...
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How to install package from a .tar.lz file

I'm using bash (Cygwin, specifically). I'm trying to install GNU dd_rescue, which comes in a .tar.lz archive file. When I use: tar -xzf ddrescue-1.22.tar.lz ...it returns with the following error: ...
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RHEL 7 “rpm”, “yum” comment not found

I have newly installed RHEL 7 and while trying to install some package I got error "yum command not found" and same for rpm as well.
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Where do packages installed with DNF get stored?

With APT (Ubuntu), downloaded packages are stored at: /var/cache/apt/archives Where does DNF (Fedora) store downloaded packages?
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Are AppImages architecture dependent

I am trying to install "IPE" in 32-bit Ubuntu. The website provides AppImage file which is supposed to work for Linux. They didn't provide any 32-bit specific AppImage. Which leads me to ask this ...
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Is there any way to put all packages in the package chache in Linux?

I have a ton of space, and I would think it would be useful in the future. Anyone know of a way to do that?

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