Linux Software Installation MythsNov 10, 2008, 20:33 (10 Talkback[s])
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"There is, however, a key difference that it appears many Windows users don't get. In Windows, every program has its own installation routine. Usually, but not always, it requires you to click on some variety or the other of individualized setup program. In mainstream Linux distributions you use one program, often called a package manager, to install all your programs.
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