Questions about using yum in Ubuntu.

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Yum install fails on Ubuntu EC2 instance

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 on an AWS EC2 instance. This is my first time with an EC2 so it's all new to me. I'm also not the most experienced Linux guy either, so I apologize if this is a stupid ...
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What actually yum does? [closed]

I've seen yum used as a command for Cento OS Red Hat Linux platform. But, I tried with sudo too and it works. I want to know then what yum actually does. I am just curious to know.
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Configure Ubuntu as Yum client

Like in Red Hat, we make Yum client by getting into /etc/yum.repos.d/ and make a repo file For eg:-client.repo The file mainly includes baseurl=ftp://[192.16.0.1]/pub/Packages Is there any such path ...
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When would yum be of use to an Ubuntu user?

My understanding is that yum, and the rpm system, is only useful on distributions such as Red Hat, Fedora and CentOS. I thought that Ubuntu, as a Debian based system, had no use for yum. So I was ...