apt-get, rpm y yum

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at welho.com
Wed Nov 19 23:50:25 UTC 2003

On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 00:49, Francisco Roldan wrote:
> Thanks everybody for your answers on 
> my Debian-Gentoo-Fedora email,
> I think I am almost decided to upgrade to Fedora.
> I have other question, 
> I have worked with rpm since the
> old days of Red hat 6, now i 
> am a little confuse with Fedora, 
> I haven't installed yet, but i 
> have read that there is a command
> 'apt-get' ,  what is it ?
> and what about yum ?
> Can i keep usign rpm on Fedora Core 1 ? 

rpm hasn't gone anywhere, it's still the basic workhorse of package
management in Fedora (and RHL and RHEL for that matter).

Yum, apt and up2date are smart frontends to rpm which resolve package
dependencies for you, can upgrade the whole system from one version to
another etc.

	- Panu -

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