Packages and Package Managers - page 2
FTP and Web SitesThere are many Internet sites that carry Linux software. They do not charge for downloads or require you as a user to make uploads in exchange.
Three types of organizations run these sites:
CD-ROM DistributionsThere are also CD-ROMs available with large sets of programs. The better ones are produced by groups interested in a particular program or by distribution makers. An example is the POVray CD for 3D graphics. There are also several sets of CDs available which aim to be comprehensive, and hold a tremendous amount of software on 10 volumes or more. These are cheap by volume. However, unless you have some expertise, they can be a waste of time as they are sometimes not well organized.
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