Linux Journal: Making apt Work for You: A Book Excerpt
Feb 27, 2006, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Jang)
"One of the popular Linux patch management systems is based on
the Advanced Package Tool, known as apt. While it was developed for
Debian Linux, it is the standard patch management tool for a number
of Debian and Red Hat-based distributions, including Knoppix,
Xandros, and even the Lineox rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
But if you prefer apt, the associated tools can be installed on
most Linux distributions.
"In this chapter, you'll learn the fundamentals of apt,
including some of its more useful commands..."