Chapter 2. Package Installation and Management
This chapter covers the following topics:
The exam objectives covered in this chapter are as follows:
Objective 2.1: Given a scenario, conduct software installations, configuration, updates, and removals.
A Linux system is meant to be useful, such as serving as some kind of application server or allowing a user to read email or browse the Web. The Linux kernel is great, but by itself it doesn’t do much; to make a Linux system useful, you need software.
A lot of software is available for Linux; you just need to install it. You can install software in a few ways, depending on your distribution and how the software was ...