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linux-logoPackage managers are usually your first port of call when installing new software in Linux, and keeping your currently installed software up to date. Most distributions like Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora and openSUSE provide a user friendly interface over their package manager, but sometimes you have to get down and dirty with the command line using commands like apt-get and rpm.

This guide shows you how to use the package manager included in you chosen Linux distribution, lists some of the custom front end package management applications you can use, as well as showing you how to install some of the more popular applications that are available for Linux.

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