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Red Hat Fedora Core 6 Unleashed by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson

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Chapter 7. Managing Software

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In this chapter we will look at the options you have to manage your software in Fedora. If you are used to a Windows environment where you are reliant on visiting several different vendor websites to download updates, you are in for a shock! Updating a full Fedora installation, including all the application software, is as easy as typing yum update at the command line. You will discover just how easy it is to install and even remove various software packages.

Fedora provides a variety of tools for system resource management. The following sections introduce the RPM Package Manager (RPM), along with ...

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