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This is the software repositories that you will meet with some linux os. They are used to download your software in opposition to compiling them from source. In other words they automatate every thing for the dumb shit you are and allow you to install, update and remove the application you need cause youre to retarded to write them by yourself with a magnifying glass and the sun directly on your hard drive. The most common package managers are yum (RHEL - rpm) and aptitude (Debian - deb).
You run it like this:
To install: sudo apt-get install <package>
To update: sudo apt-get update <package>
To remove: sudo apt-get remove <package>
To clean: sudo apt-get clean <package>
To search for a package with <package> in its name or "Provides" list: apt-cache search --names-only <package>
To search for a package with <query> in its description: apt-cache search <query>
To get build dependencies for <package>: sudo apt-get build-dep <package>
To remove unneeded dependencies: sudo apt-get autoremove
you run it like this
to install: sudo yum install _________
Zypper is a cli frontend for openSUSEs package manager, libzypp. The .rpm package format is used, but the package manager itself is independent from RHEL.
zypper in <name of package>
zypper rm <name of package>
installs or removes a package
zypper ar <repo>
zypper rr <repo>
adds or removes a repository
zypper se <name of package> searches
original forms can be used instead of short forms:
- se = search
- up = update
- in = install