What Is a Package Manager?

August 2, 2022

A Package Manager is a set of software tools for automatically installing, updating, upgrading, customizing, and deleting computer applications consistently. The tools manage packages, which are software and data distributions stored in archive files.

Package managers eliminate the need for manually managing software.

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