Package Management

By James Turnbull, Peter Lieverdink, and Dennis Matotek
  • Dennis Matotek
  • James Turnbull
  • Peter Lieverdink


As you learned in that chapter, a host can be installed with a variety of different applications, ranging from a bare-bones installation to one with every application and tool installed. But this isn’t the end of the line for installing and managing applications. Once you’ve installed your host, you’ll often need to add applications, upgrade and patch them, and sometimes remove them. This chapter explains how to do these tasks on both CentOS and Ubuntu.


Package Management Configuration File Source File Head File Kernel Package 
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© Dennis Matotek, James Turnbull and Peter Lieverdink 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis Matotek
    • 1
  • James Turnbull
    • 2
  • Peter Lieverdink
    • 3
  1. 1.FootscrayAustralia
  2. 2.BrooklynUSA
  3. 3.North MelbourneAustralia

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