Tagged: Package Manager

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Flatpak: the future of package managers

In Linux we have a multitude of package managers, each with its own pros and cons. Let’s discover Flatpak, formerly GNOME xdg-app, the package manager that aims to provide cross-platform sandboxed packages to every Linux distribution.

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What can Linux do that Windows can’t

This week, while surfing the Internet I encountered an interesting thread with this title. It may be easy for Windows users to see what Windows can and Linux can’t. In this article (mostly for Windows users)...

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DNF, Fedora’s new Package Manager

The currrent Package Manager for Fedora, CentOS and RHEL is YUM. Not for long. With the release of Fedora 22 (on 26th May 2015) YUM will be replaced by DNF. What will change? What are the...

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What is a package manager?

In many articles I speak about the great qualities of Package Managers, of how they can update your system with a click; install software without manually downloading, and painlessly remove them. Understanding how they work is...