"Often times when something just works, we tend to take it for
granted. I think software package management in Linux is one of
those things. It just works. Time and time again I have to help
people with packages in Windows, which makes me even more thankful
for the solid package management system in Linux. Packages can be
installed while software is currently being used, allowing changes
to happen when the software is closed and reopened. Packages can
also be removed/updated/installed while the user is actively using
the computer, with a simple SSH connection to their PC. And, best
of all, no rebooting is necessary, unless you are updating the
kernel itself, which is pretty rare.
"Remote package installation is very important in corporate
environments. For this article, I'll focus on Fedora / Red Hat
distributions, however Ubuntu and others have similar package
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