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What happen when "sudo apt-get update' is executed ?

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What is the relation of "apt-get install" with "apt-get update" ? What exactly "sudo apt-get update" does ?

posted May 5, 2017 by Vikram Singh

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apt-get update is used for update the list of pakagde, the install allow to add new module but not allow to compile, for compiling you need to add make and make install.

answer Sep 9, 2017 by Magaye Gaye
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When I install any Software or tool in Linux by terminal it says you need to update using

sudo apt-get update

Then I get a list of upgrades available in my Linux.

What is the difference between 'Update Manager' and terminal 'sudo apt-get update'?

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I want to know when "apt-add-repository" becomes mandatory to run in Ubuntu machine. Usually I used following two commands many times.
$sudo apt-get update
$sudo apt-get install

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Ive been using Ubuntu since 11.10. Why do I get the following messages whenever I update my packages? Why doesnot Ubuntu itself set them by default?

locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory
locale: Cannot set LC_MESSAGES to default locale: No such file or directory
locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory
perl: warning: Setting locale failed
perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
            LANGUAGE = (unset),
            LC_ALL = (unset)
            LANG = "en_IN.ISO8859-1"
       are supported and installed on your system.
perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").
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I would like to know the configuration file(s) which contain the server URLs from which Ubuntu updates happen.

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