OSFAQ.com: Keeping your software up to date

[ Thanks to osfaq
for this link. ]

“With monthly security patches, feature enhancements, and bug
fixes, how do you keep up to date? Well in this article we are
going to take a look at various package management programs that
can automate this process. These various package managers allow you
to sync your OS to the latest patches automatically or manually,
and also offer ways of keeping a whole network up to date. Sounds
pretty cool, right. So lets take a look at the various options

“Depending on your distro the package management selection
differs. Currently, most distro’s use either the Red Hat Package
Manager (RPM) or Debian Package Manager (DPKG). I’m not going to
debate, which is better, but I am simply going to take a look at
some good choices for both managers’.”


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