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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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StrongLoop is a key contributor to the Node community and maintains over 160 modules for the Node community within Node Package Manager.
Fedora 22 also introduces an updated package manager for RPM-based Linux distributions: DNF.
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