Showing posts with label debian. Show all posts
Showing posts with label debian. Show all posts

Monday, October 12, 2009

How to install GIMP for Linux

These are the commands to install GIMP on various Linux flavour from the distribution package.


apt-get install gimp


yast -i gimp


yum install gimp


urpmi gimp

Thursday, September 17, 2009

How to install Debian packages (.deb files) on Ubuntu

The most easiest way to install a debian packages on Ubuntu, is by double click on the .deb file, and then select Install Package.

However, you could also install a debian package by using a terminal using this command:
sudo dpkg -i package_file.deb

To uninstall, use this command:
sudo dpkg -r package_name

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

How to install IDLE in Linux

IDLE is the default editor for Python. However, despite the fact that Python is installed by default in most Linux system, the user should install IDLE manually. These are the commands for installing IDLE.


sudo apt-get install idle

Fedora/Red Hat

yum install python-tools