Chapter 17. An in-depth look at package management and maintenance

Welcome to part 3 of our journey! You just finished part 2, which was about learning to work with Linux as a day-to-day user. That’s why we learned about commands and text editors and software. Those are things you need to do your personal work.

In part 3, we’re going to explore the administrative aspects of running Linux. This section will help you with your own work, but will also help your system to run smoothly. And just to be clear, when I say administrative, I mean systems administration and not the people at work who boss you around. Although, in a sense, you will be learning to boss around your system. So maybe the term works on a few levels.

We talked about installing ...

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