Loading Debian (Ubilinux) on the Edison

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Using apt-get

Installing Packages

The first thing we want to do is update our package manager with apt-get. Make sure you are logged in as root (or use the "su" command), and enter:

apt-get update

Wait while that downloads and updates your package lists.

If you want to install a package, like sl, you just need to apt-get install:

apt-get install sl

If prompted, press 'y' when asked to install the package, and your package will be automatically downloaded and installed!

NOTE: "sl" installs a fun little demo. Enter:


To see it!