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An introduction to software installation for the Linux newbie...
In order to make software installation easier, Linux distributions provide so called software repositories - central servers where the packages are stored (applications, libraries, drivers or pieces of documentation) and stay available for direct installation.

Thanks to the repositories, plenty of apps can be installed in a standard way by using a single program called package manager (or software manager). Each distribution uses its own package manager.
 read more | mail this link | score:7028 | -Ray, July 16, 2006
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