L103 Package Installation in Linux

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Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Write a script file to install and update programs.

Download and run a self-contained AppImage.

Install software with a Tarball file.

Clock1.5 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this one-hour, project-based course, you'll learn several ways to install and update applications in Linux. These include the Software Center, apt, AppImage and something called a "tarball." This guided project will introduce you to the following concepts: -Linux Software Center -apt command-line utility -Batch files -AppImage -Tarball

Skills you will develop

  • Xubuntu
  • Linux
  • Ubuntu

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction

  2. Software Center

  3. Advanced Package Tool

  4. Write a Batch File

  5. AppImage

  6. Tarball

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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