Using the "Advanced Package Tool" aka apt to install utilities is one of the easiest ways to install software in Linux/Unix.
Here is an example of searching for packages.
[email protected]:~/Downloads$ apt-cache search libcurl3 libcurl3 - Multi-protocol file transfer library (OpenSSL) libcurl3-dbg - libcurl compiled with debug symbols libcurl3-gnutls - Multi-protocol file transfer library (GnuTLS) libcurl3-nss - Multi-protocol file transfer library (NSS) libcurl4-gnutls-dev - Development files and documentation for libcurl(GnuTLS) libcurl4-nss-dev - Development files and documentation for libcurl (NSS) libcurl4-openssl-dev - Development files and documentation for libcurl (OpenSSL)
Recently Benjamin published his first book; Red Hat Enterprise Linux Troubleshooting Guide. In addition to writing, he has several Open Source projects focused on making Ops easier. These projects include Automatron, a project enabling auto-healing infrastructure for the masses.
Identify, capture and resolve common issues faced by Red Hat Enterprise Linux administrators using best practices and advanced troubleshooting techniques
What people are saying:
Excellent, excellent resource for practical guidance on how to troubleshoot a wide variety of problems on Red Hat Linux. I particularly enjoyed how the author made sure to provide solid background and practical examples. I have a lot of experience on Red Hat but still came away with some great practical tools to add to my toolkit. - Amazon Review