What does yum stand for? “YUM” is an acronym that stands for “Yellowdog Updater, Modified”. This name harkens back to YUM’s origins as a rewrite of Yellowdog UPdater (also known as “YUP”), a software updater for Yellow Dog Linux, a now-defunct Linux distribution.
What is sudo apt command? The sudo apt-get update command is used to download package information from all configured sources. The sources often defined in the /etc/apt/sources. list file and other files located in /etc/apt/sources. list.
What does apt show do? Package Information ( apt show )
The information about the package dependencies, installation size, the package source, and so on might be useful before removing or installing a new package.
What is difference between apt and apt-get? The apt-get command is a full-featured but simplified interface to dpkg , and apt is a more user-friendly but slightly stripped-back version of apt-get .