Debian-based package management has been rock solid for many years.
Still, there are complexities and nuances to explore.
This talk will be a tour of distribution provided software management tools and features in Debian and Ubuntu.
Attendees will learn about:
- Common software management tools
- Features of debian packages
- Parts of debian packages
- Helper tools
- Configuring and reconfiguring software
- Prioritizing and pinning software
- Some differences between Debian and Ubuntu
der.hans is a Free Software consultant, community veteran, presenter and author. He is the founder of the Free Software Stammtisch, BoF organizer for the Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE) and chairman of the Phoenix Linux User Group (PLUG).
As a technology and entrepreneurial veteran, roles have included director of engineering, engineering manager, IS manager, system administrator, community college instructor, developer and DBA.
He presents regularly at large community-led conferences (SCaLE, SeaGL, LibrePlanet, LFNW) and many local groups.