3.6.5. Notes#

The command-line version#

You can use the apt package manager to install Debian packages on the command-line.

These programs need to be updated manually#

Programs installed in this manner will not usually be updated automatically. So, this method should only be used for software not available using The quick and easy method.

If dependencies cannot be located, installation will fail#

Installation of some programs might fail, if dependencies cannot be located in software repositories. In that case, you will need to find and install those packages manually and then attempt to install the program again.