RHEL 7.6+/CENTOS 7.6+ Podman, Cockpit

For the last week or so, I have spent measurable time experimenting with RHEL’s Podman. A few months back with the RHEL 8 release, Red Hat officially dropped support for Docker. Podman is Red Hat’s answer to Docker. Podman is a daemon-less container runtime engine. There is however, very great news as from what I’ve …

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Linux Package Management Basics

Introduction Most modern Unix-like operating systems offer a centralized mechanism for finding and installing software. Software is usually distributed in the form of packages, kept in repositories. Working with packages is known as package management. Packages provide the basic components of an operating system, along with shared libraries, applications, services, and documentation. A package management system does much …

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