Managing Software in Linux with Debian Software Management

Managing Software in Linux with Debian Software Management is the course to boost your ability in managing Debian and Ubuntu systems. By the end of the course you will fully understand how to use software management to streamline your systems.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 17, 2019
Duration
1h 59m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 17, 2019
Duration
1h 59m
Description

Many courses and books cover software management in Debian based systems, but few cover it in depth. In this course, Managing Software in Linux with Debian Software Management, you will learn foundational knowledge of using Debian packaging tools, from the basics through to creating binary packages. First, you will be taught the basics of the command dpkg. Next, you will discover how to use apt to help you locate and manage software. Finally, you will explore how to create your own Debian package. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Debian software management needed to manage your enterprise Linux systems.

About the author
About the author

Andrew is a committed evangelist of the Linux Operating System and the concept of community and freedom that it provides. He has worked as a technical trainer since 1995 and has taught throughout the world, including Australia, the US, Germany and Eastern Europe. Andrew started teaching Linux in 2004 when Novell acquired SUSE and has been a long time supporter of Novell and provides SYSOP support the the Certifed Novell Instructor community on Linux. Andrew founded theurbanpenguin and has been submitting video training material to his YouTube channel since 2009 and currently has over 8,500 subscribers and 1.6 Million views. Andrew has had two publications with Packt: Citrix Access Gateway VPX Essentials (2012) and Citrix XenApp (2013).

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Andrew Mallett, and welcome to my course, Managing Software in Linux with Debian Software Management. Now some of you may already know that I am a Linux trainer and consultant working at the Urban Penguin within the UK. This course that we present to you is designed to give you a complete guide to software packaging in Linux on Debian-based distributions such as Ubuntu. The course itself will help you understand which tools to use and when you use them, as well as taking you through the internals of a Debian package file. Now some of the major topics that we're going to cover for you on this course include using the APT command with system- provided repositories. We'll also look at creating your own local software repositories, as well as using variables with APT to control installations. We'll finish the course with a scenario where we build your own Debian package file so you really get to understand the internals of Debian software package management. By the end of this course you'll know software management in Debian intimately well, so well that you're going to be able to improve your career as a Linux administrator. Now before beginning this course you should be familiar with Linux server management and be able to install Ubuntu Linux systems. I hope you'll join me on this journey learning with full insight Debian software management.