How can I install apt-get & tar CentOS 6?

Posted December 7, 2014 26.5k views

When I created new droplet it seems many things where not available (including wget command), however I got tuts for those but couldn’t able to find for this two:

  • apt-get
  • tar

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Hi, let me start with “you don’t need APT”, as far I know CentOS has ported apt in their repositories but RHEL family use yum as their package manager. APT is used by Debian-based distros. As for tar it is probably installed but you haven’t noticed, if you execute the command ‘yum install tar’ will install tar, in case it is not installed.