Introduction to APT (advanced package Tools)

Advanced Packaging Tool Ubuntu — and all Debian-based distros — includes the Advanced Packaging Tool (APT), which can be used to easily download and install software for the operating system. This article looks at APT, and how it is used. Topics : Table of Contents Installing Software on a Computer Installing Software on Windows Installing Software on…

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Introduction to Yum

1. Introduction   Yum is a tool for automating package maintenance for a network of workstations running any operating system that use the Red Hat Package Management (RPM) system for distributing packaged tools and applications. It is derived from yup, an automated package updater originally developed for Yellowdog Linux, hence its name: yum is “Yellowdog Updater, Modified”. Yup was originally…

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