Re: What does apt and dpkg mean?
On Wednesday 01 November 2006 16:46, Pollywog wrote:
> On Thursday 02 November 2006 01:41, gniuxiao wrote:
> > I know that rm means remove, ls means list, but what does apt and dpkg
> > mean? Thanks.
> apt and dpkg are commands used to install or remove Debian packages. If
> you have used RedHat derivatives, dpkg is similar in function to rpm.
I think the post meant "What do they *mean*," not what are they used for. In
other words, as rm and ls are abbreviations for their functions, for what
words or functions are "apt" and "dpkg" abbreviations?
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