How can I install apt-get on a 32-bit Linux System if I don't have an existing package manager, like yum? What do I need to get?

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    Could you explain what distro you are using, and what you are really trying to do? – Keith Dec 6 '12 at 18:46
  • The distro in question is chromium os. I'd like to add a package manager so I can better provide drivers to the system. – Suchipi Dec 7 '12 at 17:55
  • Chromeos now uses Gentoo portage to build. – Keith Dec 7 '12 at 20:24

apt-get is a package manager utility for debian derived distros such as ubuntu.

yum is the equivalent on fedora derived distros.

Using both of them on the same system is probably very problematic, and almost certainly pointless.

How did you install the system in the first place? Unless this is a very very very unusual system, chances are it already has a package manager, just you do not know what it is.

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