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What is the apt equivalent of yum's createrepo?

With yum, I can create a respository from a folder of RPMs with the createrepo tool. What's the equivalent to turn a folder of .deb files into an apt repository? This isn't about mirroring upstream ...
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Replace yum with apt on CentOS 5? [closed]

I used to have apt available on my CentOS server, but I had to reinstall and now I have yum. I've searched on how to replace it with no results. If anyone could help, thanks! I am on CentOS 5.9, if ...
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Bash installing script that fits all common Linux flavors

I was asked by my boss to make a bash script that could install Apache, PHP and MySQL (AMP) binaries in a Linux box (just some common linux flavors). Compile and install all by the sources ...
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How do I install latest version of ANT on CentOS 5 x64 [closed]

I've installed ANT via yum but it's to old of a version. Not sure how to install it on it's own.
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3answers
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Enabling apt-get on a default Amazon EC2 instance which has yum installed

I'd like to call something like: sudo yum install apt to enable me to use apt-get as well as yum for installation. However this doesn't work. I get the following back: Loaded plugins: ...
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Cent OS. Removed yum packages with apt-get. Server at work is down

I ran: sudo apt-get --fix-broken install and ended up removing: MySQL-client (5.0.92-0.glibc23) MySQL-server (5.0.92-0.glibc23) bandmin (1.6.1-1_newinit) exim (4.69-30_cpanel_maildir) mdadm ...
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2answers
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yum equivalent to apt-get upgrade vs apt-get dist-upgrade?

I'm a *.deb guy and I feel quite uncomfortable while managing rpms. I'm used to run apt-get upgrade in my debian based servers for "normal" upgrades and apt-get dist-upgrade for allowing kernel ...
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Managing myriad package repositories

On testing, development, and some other server and workstation environments, I use a variety of package repositories (with CentOS, for example, these include: remi, epel, rpmforge, jpackage, and ...
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Caching proxy for yum and debian repositories

Does a caching proxy for yum exist, similar to approx for Debian repositories? Is there a way to have reprepro behave the same as approx? I have heard that approx was not as stable; besides, I would ...
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Difference between RPM (yum) and apt-get

Functional difference between the two? Packages different style or what? I'm dipping my toe in the server pool and playing with an Ubuntu install right now, which is apt-get. I'm also considering ...
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3answers
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Can I mix yum and apt-get safely?

I understand that yum and apt-get operate on top of rpm, so that the data about installed packages in a linux system is responsability of rpm; so that neither yum nor apt-get keep their own data about ...
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Package Managers and Custom Installs?

Is it possible to use custom installs in conjunction with the package manager? For example, I would like to use apt-get to install EngineX because it will also install all the applicable ...
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3answers
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PHP 5.3.1 on CentOS 5.3 Or Ubuntu 8.04 / 9.10

Forgive me for such a newbie question, but in CentOS 5.3 or Ubuntu 8.04 / 9.10 what is the easiest way to install (and keep updated) PHP 5.3[.1] via yum or apt-get, respectively? Thanks in advance!
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After running apt-get or yum install, how do you find out where the newly installed package is?

How do you find out where your package has been installed? More importantly, where are the setting files for it (for instance, httpd.conf with Apache, or php.ini with PHP)?
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Package management on Mac OS X

Can anyone recommend a package management tool like apt-get or yum for Mac OS X? I've seen that Fink has ported apt-get to Mac OS X, is this a good way to go, or are there other/better options out ...