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Four Expert Tips on Installing New Linux Apps

Sep 29, 2008, 20:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Turner)

"The easiest way to get new software onto a Linux system is to use the integrated package management system that is included with your distribution.

"You can use the package manager to download thousands of software packages that have been pre-built and tested for your specific version of Linux.

"In Linux, software packages are usually equivalent to applications, although an application may in fact consist of several packages."

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