package manager

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package manager

Software that installs and updates applications in the Linux environment. A package manager supports the version of Linux being used and functions as the control program for installations and updates. Linux apps require a package manager, unlike Windows and Mac, where apps self-install and are responsible for their own updates (see install program).
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Once residents register with the package management system, their username and password is given to each delivery carrier.
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As Debian is considered the only major Linux distribution which actively supports the ARM platform as well as its prominent feature of APT package management system that provides over 10,000 software applications, QNAP saw its open community nature and the potential applications and uses it might bring to inspire us to continually improve our products.