Find the download location URL,name, size and MD5 sum of a software package using apt-get
Posted on: 01/17/2011 10:20 AM

Linuxers posted a guide about finding the download location URL, name, size and MD5 sum of a software package using apt-get

Find the download location URL,name, size and MD5 sum of a software package using apt-get


Debian package management provide with you with immense capabilities. Using the --print-uris options, we can get a lot of useful information about the package, rather than installing it. It tells us about the package download location/URL, name, size and MD5 or SHA sum for archive integrity. Here is an example.



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