Package managers

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A Package manager is a software tools that automates the process of installing, upgrading, configuring, and removing software from operating systems. Popular package manager for linux include: APT, dpkg, RPM and YUM. In MacOS homebrew is a popular package manager. Other popular package managers are:




  1. Identify package managers used by major Linux distributions such as Debian, Ubuntu or Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  2. Try to identify mayor differences between dpkg and rpm packages
  3. Identify differences between dpkg, rpm, apt, aptitude, yum and dnf linux software
  4. Identify different package manager for macOS, homebrew among others.


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