Software installation packages for Linux systems will sometimes come in the form of an RPM file. These are files intended for installation on RHEL-based Linux distributions like Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora, CentOS, etc. On Ubuntu, the equivalent packages are DEB files. However, it is possible to convert RPM files to DEB and install them on Ubuntu Linux.
How to install Brew on Linux
Homebrew (or just “Brew”) is a package manager that is well known as the go-to package management tool for MacOS, but it also works on Linux systems. It has been providing Apple users with a means of installing Linux packages on their devices for many years now, and the development has since expanded it into a tool for Linux as well. Homebrew is free and open source, and its big catalog of installable software has made it an attractive supplement to built in package managers such as apt and dnf on some systems.
How to manage Vim plugins natively
Vim is definitely one of the most venerated text editors in the Unix world. Although its learning curve can be pretty steep when accustomed to more traditional text editors, its usage can dramatically improve productivity. A lot of plugins are available for the editor; almost always their source code is hosted on Github or similar platforms based on Git. To manage such plugins, several third-party plugin managers were developed in time, such as Pathogen or Vim-Plug, but since version 8 of the editor, a native way to manage plugins was introduced.