Learn how easy it is to remove a package from the system and to understand what removing a package may affect.
- [Instructor] While the repositories offer a lot of tools,…sometimes there's software that isn't included in them.…Or sometimes you may want to use a different version…than what's offered.…Or perhaps you've made a change…to some open-source software and want to try it out.…There are a few ways of going from source code…to a running binary.…And while many times you'll build and compile…a program in an IDE,…you can also download the source for software and build it…with the standard tool chain at the command prompt.…In this video, we'll take a look at doing that…with the make software, which is a build automation tool…that let's us compile source code…on different platforms automatically…without having to hard code a lot of things…that would break in different environments.…
The software reads a file called a Makefile,…which is usually prepared for it by another script…called configure.…Configure explores the local environment…and sets up the Makefile with variables and other values…that are specific to the environment,…
- Managing packages with RPM and YUM
- Downloading a package file
- Finding package information
- Exploring package dependencies
- Installing a package and checking what has been installed
- Installing groups of packages
- Adding software from third parties to your installation
- Removing and upgrading a package
- Managing packages with dpkg and APT package managers
- Exploring aptitude
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Manage Packages with RPM and YUM
2. Manage Packages with dpkg and APT
3. Manage Packages with Zypper
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