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Installing a DEB Package
In this hands-on lab, we will install a DEB package on an Ubuntu system. On Debian-based Linux distributions, we can install deb packages using the `dpkg` command. This gives us the hands on experience of installing and removing deb packages directly, without the use of a more comprehensive package manager like apt.
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Install the `htop` DEB
Note: Please wait an extra 6-7 minutes before starting the lab to make sure the lock on dpkg has been released.
htopDEB package is located in the
cloud_userhome directory. In order to install the package, we need to elevate our permissions.
Use the following command to install the package (Note: If you receive a dpkg lock error, you can wait till the boot time scripts have finished, then proceed):
sudo dpkg -i htop_2.0.2-1_amd64.deb
Run the `htop` Application
- Now that
htopis installed, we can run it with the
This utility shows us system load and running processes. 2. Press Q to exit the application.
- Now that
Remove the `htop` Package
dpkgto remove the
sudo dpkg --remove htop
What's a lab?
Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.