Difference between revisions of "Install key Debian packages"

From NAS-Central Buffalo - The Linkstation Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (DebianKeyPackages moved to Articles/DebianKeyPackages: Adding Articles prefix)
 
(6 intermediate revisions by 3 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 +
{{Template:Articles}}''<font color=red><small>
 +
This article
 +
Based on work by Frontalot
 +
at Linkstationwiki.org
 +
</small></font>''<br>
 
1. Log in to the LinkStation and  
 
1. Log in to the LinkStation and  
 
<font color="red">su</font> to root.
 
<font color="red">su</font> to root.
Line 4: Line 9:
 
2. Install webget, GNU C compiler, bzip, deborphan, localepurge, logrotate, automatic script builder, unzip, zip, automatic makefile, autotools, GNU C library, libtools, and debfoster. Use the command:
 
2. Install webget, GNU C compiler, bzip, deborphan, localepurge, logrotate, automatic script builder, unzip, zip, automatic makefile, autotools, GNU C library, libtools, and debfoster. Use the command:
  
<font color="red">apt-get install wget gcc bzip2 deborphan localepurge logrotate autoconf unzip zip automake autotools-dev libc6-dev libtool debfoster</font>
+
<font color="red">apt-get install wget gcc bzip2 deborphan localepurge logrotate autoconf unzip zip automake autotools-dev libc6-dev libtool debfoster</font>
  
 
3. Webget allows you to download files from the Internet without the use of a web browser. Use:
 
3. Webget allows you to download files from the Internet without the use of a web browser. Use:
  
<font color="red">wget http://the.url/the.file</font>
+
<font color="red">wget http://the.url/the.file</font>
  
 
4. The GNU C compiler, GNU C library, libtools, automatic script builder, automatic makefile, and autotools allow you to compile programs directly on the Linkstation.
 
4. The GNU C compiler, GNU C library, libtools, automatic script builder, automatic makefile, and autotools allow you to compile programs directly on the Linkstation.
Line 16: Line 21:
 
6. Deborphan can be used to search for "orphaned" modules, ie, modules no longer required by anything. Use:
 
6. Deborphan can be used to search for "orphaned" modules, ie, modules no longer required by anything. Use:
  
<font color="red">orphaner</font>
+
<font color="red">orphaner</font>
  
 
7. Localepurge automatically deletes locale files you haven't selected to keep. This can save a lot of hard drive space. During installation you will be prompted to select which locales to keep.
 
7. Localepurge automatically deletes locale files you haven't selected to keep. This can save a lot of hard drive space. During installation you will be prompted to select which locales to keep.
Line 26: Line 31:
 
10. You may also wish to install the GNU C++ compiler. Use the command:
 
10. You may also wish to install the GNU C++ compiler. Use the command:
  
<font color="red">apt-get install g++</font>
+
<font color="red">apt-get install g++</font>
 +
 
 +
[[Category:Debian]]

Latest revision as of 23:50, 22 July 2006

This article Based on work by Frontalot at Linkstationwiki.org
1. Log in to the LinkStation and su to root.

2. Install webget, GNU C compiler, bzip, deborphan, localepurge, logrotate, automatic script builder, unzip, zip, automatic makefile, autotools, GNU C library, libtools, and debfoster. Use the command:

apt-get install wget gcc bzip2 deborphan localepurge logrotate autoconf unzip zip automake autotools-dev libc6-dev libtool debfoster

3. Webget allows you to download files from the Internet without the use of a web browser. Use:

wget http://the.url/the.file

4. The GNU C compiler, GNU C library, libtools, automatic script builder, automatic makefile, and autotools allow you to compile programs directly on the Linkstation.

5. Bzip2, unzip, and zip are common compression/decompression formats.

6. Deborphan can be used to search for "orphaned" modules, ie, modules no longer required by anything. Use:

orphaner

7. Localepurge automatically deletes locale files you haven't selected to keep. This can save a lot of hard drive space. During installation you will be prompted to select which locales to keep.

8. Logrotate will automatically rotate various logs on the Linkstation.

9. Debfoster ensures only wanted packages are installed and kept. This helps keep your system running cleanly.

10. You may also wish to install the GNU C++ compiler. Use the command:

apt-get install g++