I noticed that my programs are not up-to-date, when I go to the official web site of eg. transmission bittorent client I see the newest version is 2.4 and when I check my version , it's 2.0. What do I need to do to update it? I thought it's gonna be updated automatically but nothing. I ran apt-get update and apt-get upgrade but no dice.
Do I need to download software from web site and install it in order to be updated?
what is the best way to identify non-packaged software installed on solaris systems? also after identifying the software is there a way to add some sort of package entry that will display the software even though it is not a package? (3 Replies)
I am trying to learn how compile programs using this lesson.
UNIX Tutorial Seven
I am stuck at 7.4 Configuring and creating the Makefile. It stats that I need to configure the utility with my home directory. After doing the echo $HOME command I get /home/Bill_Gates. It then says to insert... (6 Replies)
If I want to install a newer version of a software that comes with the linux distribution (like python for example), can I do it or only the system admin can? I don't have root access.
R (1 Reply)
I read and search through this wonderful forum and tried different approaches but it seems I lack some knowledge and neurones ^^
Here is what I'm trying to achieve :
test filea 3495;
test fileb 4578;
test filec 7689;
test filey 9978;
test filez 12300;
test filea... (11 Replies)
i have one requirement to audit the software packages list in unix server.
For this the i go through #pkginfo command.But there are lot of packages.
i get confused how to find the software packages and root directories paths.
Please let me know whether i am going correct way... (1 Reply)