How to install, remove and search for software on the linux command line using the Mint Linux 12 Lisa dpkg (Debian Package Management System) commands .
sudo is a command that allow a command to run as another user, usually root.
grep: search function, usually a string (case sensitive)
To Install Software:
sudo dpkg install softwarename
To Search for Installed Software:
sudo dpkg -l softwarename
sudo dpkg -l | grep softwarename
To Uninstall but Leave Config Files: