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What is the command for Package Manager | Settings | Repositories | Source code

I tried to do step two of building Banshee from source, but it failed as follows: ~$ sudo apt-get build-dep banshee Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Qn: Is apt (on the Mac) the same as apt-get?

I'm a little new to this so pardon me. I am following a book which requires me to do "sudo apt-get install..." on an Ubuntu OS, but I only have a Mac. Found a UNIX executable in my Mac installed by ...
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Is there a shortcut to run a suggested command in a terminal?

If I type in a command for a program that is not installed I might get a message like this: [user]~$ program The program 'program' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo ...
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How to specify directory for apt-get to save the packages

is there any way to specify the destination directory for each download in apt -get command to save all the downloaded packages in a custom directory instead of archive directory for offline use. If ...