Command line client for PackageKit console program used by Discover - pkcon

Command line client for PackageKit console program used by Discover and Gnome software and alternative to ‘apt’. More information: pkcon - manned.org.

  • Install a package:

pkcon install {{package}}

  • Remove a package:

pkcon remove {{package}}

  • Refresh the package cache:

pkcon refresh

  • Update packages:

pkcon update

  • Search for a specific package:

pkcon search {{package}}

  • List all available packages:

pkcon get-packages