software management

Puppet is an open source configuration management tool. It is written in Ruby. This software is considered as an alternative to Cfengine configuration management system. I’ve used Cfengine for pushing configurations, applying patches and so on.

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Juliet Kemp shows you how to look after your bugs with Request Tracker, an enterprise-grade (and GPL’ed) ticketing system that can be used for project management, help desks, software development, and much more.

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I’m looking for good open source software and hardware inventory management software. A quick search on sourceforge returned following inventory management system / software management apps: => OCS Inventory NG, Open Computers and Software Inventory Next Generation is an application designed to help administrator keep track of the computers configuration and installed softwares. Low network […]

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CentOS / Fedora Core / RHEL 5 uses yum for software management. Yum allows you to add a new repository as a source to install binary software. Understanding yum repository yum repository configured using /etc/yum.conf file. Additional configuration files are also read from the directories set by the reposdir option (default is /etc/yum.repos.d and /etc/yum/repos.d. […]

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