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Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide (Sixth Edition) by Wale Soyinka

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CHAPTER 3
Managing Software
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System administrators deal with software and application management in various ways. Some system administrators like to play it safe and generally abide by the principle of “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it.” This approach has its benefits as well as its drawbacks. One of the benefits is that the system tends to be more stable and behave in a predictable manner. Because the core system software hasn’t changed drastically, ...

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