Ubuntu updating packages
While this may look like an awful lot of code for something that should be relatively simple, you should know that while Get Deb and Play Deb echo "Downloading Get Deb and Play Deb" && wget echo "Installing Get Deb" && sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_&& echo "Installing Play Deb" && sudo dpkg -i playdeb_0.3-1~getdeb1_&& echo "Deleting Downloads" && rm -f getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_&& rm -f playdeb_0.3-1~getdeb1_Personal Package Archives, or PPAs, are yet more sources of updates and new and exciting software. They may also contain less popular software which is not listed in the official repo's. Make sure you type commands correctly, or copy and paste the entire code. Debs, and other terminal commands, Ubuntu Tweak, and require a full set of video, audio, and archive codecs, as well as Skype, Flash, and a truck-load of wallpapers. Read all instructions and confirm you understand before executing any commands.
However, when installing via dpkg that's not the case.
This makes it easier for you to monitor and keep packages up-to-date.