This article will guide you on methods to install #Linux #Software via command line. #Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, and other Debian-based distributions all use . deb files and the dpkg package management system. There are two ways to install apps via this system. You can use the apt application to install from a repository, or you can use the dpkg app to install apps from .
To compile a program from a source in Linux:
i. Open a console.
ii. Use the #command cd to navigate to the correct folder. If there is a README file with installation instructions, use that instead.
iii. Extract the files with one of the commands.
vi. sudo make install (or with checkinstall ).
To Check os version in Linux:
1. Open the #terminal application (bash shell)
2. For remote server login using the ssh: ssh user@server-name.
3. Type any one of the following command to find os name and version in Linux: cat /etc/os-release. lsb_release -a. hostnamectl.
4. Type the following command to find Linux kernel version: uname -r.