Apt on Suse Linux

PACKAGE MIX

Article from Issue 54/2005
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Debian’s Advanced Packaging Tool, Apt, is often regarded as the ultimate choice for convenient package management in Linux. But what if you don’t use Debian? This article describes how you can use the powerful Apt package management tool with RPM-based Linux distributions.

Advanced Packaging Tool, Apt, is a simple and powerful system for installing software on Debian systems. Debian-specific packages are available in both binary and source code versions, and users can access a centrally managed repository to update their complete software collection via the Internet. Package management tools automatically handle any dependencies that arise during the update. Now, users with RPM-based distributions can also harness the convenience of Debian’s package management tools. Using a Suse system as an example, this article will show you how to manage your software conveniently and reliably with Apt for RPM.

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