Servicing Linux: Updates and patching
This chapter describes the use of the package manager to perform routine service for Ubuntu Linux virtual servers. Essential tasks, such as installation, upgrades, and removals of software, are covered by using examples.
It includes the following topics:
3.1 Package management
A derivative of the package manager that is used by the Debian GNU and Linux distribution, the Ubuntu package management facility has a base of over 45,000 software packages and several different ...