CHAPTER 6. Installing Applications
Exam objectives in this chapter
■ Installing, Removing, and Updating Programs
■ Adding and Removing Repositories

Introduction

Once Linux is installed and configured, as an administrator most of your time will be spent installing, configuring, supporting, and removing applications. This chapter will walk you through these processes using a variety of methods and tools, with the two most prevalent tools for managing application packages are Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) and Red Hat Package Manager (RPM). When you need to install applications that are not packaged, you will need to resort to compiling and installing from the source code.

Installing, Removing, and Updating Programs

Within the Linux system, there are a ...

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