The Great Package Management Experiment
Posted on: 10/02/2003 02:25 PM

Saw over at OSNews that has published an article on 5 different Linux package management tools

This heated feedback resulted in an attempt to conduct a practical experiment. It will examine the package management tools in five major binary Linux distributions (Debian, Mandrake, Red Hat, Slackware, SuSE) and provide examples of 1) installing a package not officially supplied by the distribution itself and 2) upgrading the entire distribution to a newer version. Without any further ado, let's get on with the show, in alphabetical order.

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