Linux - Package

About

Package in Linux are managed by package manager.

Format

The most used kind of package formats are:

  • tgz (tar gzip files) - source code archives that need to be compiled in order to run the software.
  • rpm (RPM Package Manager) which are pre-compiled archives - used widely
  • deb (Debian) - pre-compiled archives that are used on Debian based system.

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