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CompTIA Linux+ Certification Study Guide (2009 Exam) by Graham Speake, Terrence V. Lillard, Chris Happel, Brian Barber

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CHAPTER 7 Installing Applications

Exam objectives in this chapter

  • Install, Remove, and Update Programs

  • Resolving Application Dependencies

  • Adding and Removing Repositories

Unique Terms and Definitions

Software package Software packaged in an archive format that is installed, managed, and removed using a package management system or stand-alone installation software.

RedHat package manager (RPM) A software package management tool, developed by Red Hat, that is used on a variety of Linux distributions; the RPM file format is the chosen standard package format for the Linux Standard Base.

Advanced packaging tool (APT) A front end to the core package management system on Debian-based Linux distributions (dpkg) to install, ...

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