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Raspberry Pi Networking Cookbook by Rick Golden

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Package management (aptitude)

This recipe uses the aptitude frontend to find and install the pianobar application.

There are a number of frontends to the Advance Package Tool (apt) that provide a more feature-rich user interface. Behind the scenes, these frontends still call the apt-get command and the apt-cache command; however, they combine the functionality of all of the apt tools into a single user interface.

After completing this recipe, you will be able to use the aptitude application to find and install software packages.

Getting ready

The following are the ingredients:

  • A Raspberry Pi with a 5V power supply
  • An installed and configured "official" Raspbian Linux SD card
  • A network connection

If the Raspberry Pi's Secure Shell server is running, ...

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