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Comparison of Three Linux 'App Stores'   

long, long ago, when installing apps in Linux required downloading and compiling source packages. If you were really lucky, some developer might have packaged the source code into a form that was more easily installable. Without those developers, installing packages could become a dependency nightmare.

But then, package managers like rpm and dpkg began to rise in popularity, followed quickly by the likes of yum and apt. This was an absolute boon to anyone looking to make Linux their operating system of choice. Although dependencies could still be an issue, they weren't nearly as bad as they once were. In fact, many of these package managers made short shrift of picking up all the dependencies required

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Published on March 12, 2018 by Paul Illingworth


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