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In this article, we will discuss how to access and utilize the Python Package Index or PyPI via the pip command.
PyPI is the default software repository for Python developers to store created Python programming language software developers and programmers alike use to publicize and share their software.
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What is PIP?
In this article, we will discuss how to install PIP on Ubuntu 18.04. PIP is a tool used to install and manage Python packages. This tutorial will show how to install and check the version of PIP as well as run a few basic commands for using PIP on Ubuntu 18.04.
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What is Snapcraft?
Snapcraft is a command-line utility for building snaps. This software allows users to build their own applications or software packages, and then publish them to the Snap store to be shared and utilized by other users! In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Snapcraft on Ubuntu and CentOS.
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When choosing a server operating system, there are a number of factors and choices that must be decided. An often talked about and referenced OS, Ubuntu, is a popular choice and offers great functionality with a vibrant and helpful community. However, if you’re unfamiliar with Ubuntu and have not worked with either the server or desktop versions, you may encounter differences in common tasks and functionality from previous operating systems you’ve worked with. Here are the top four lessons I’ve learned while running Ubuntu on a server.
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DNF (Dandified Yum) 101: Basic Package Manager Interaction
What is DNF (Dandified Yum)?
Yum, or the Yellowdog Updater Modified, is a package manager for RPM-based distributions; DNF, sometimes referred to as Dandified Yum, is the next generation of that package manager
Do yum commands still work with DNF?
Yes, for the most part
DNF usage is very similar to yum’s. Additional information on DNF detailing the similarities, and differences, will be available in the Liquid Web Knowledge Base very soon.
When did DNF become the default package manager for Fedora?
DNF has been the default package manager for since the 22nd version of Fedora, Fedora 22
. Dandified Yum was introduced in Fedora 18.
Why was yum replaced with DNF?
Yum has long been considered a poor performer.
It was notorious for high memory usage, and the slowness when resolving dependencies. DNF now uses libsolv, an external dependency resolver, and hawkey for resolving dependencies, while yum used its own, internal, dependency resolver.