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Re: [vox-tech] Apt-get vs. Dselect
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Re: [vox-tech] Apt-get vs. Dselect



On Friday 11 March 2005 10:11 am, Bob Scofield wrote:
> All I know is that I was overwhelmed by aptitude.  I'm told to put a + or - 
> next to a package, but I'm given 14,000 plus packages to look at.  I much 
> prefer apt-get.  If I was interested in learning what packages were available 
> I'd probably bring up a browser and check out the relevant package category 
> on the debian website, and then bring up a terminal window and apt-get what I 
> wanted.  But I realize that I do things differently.  

What about Synaptic?  http://www.nongnu.org/synaptic/.

It comes with Ubuntu and seems to be very capable and easy
to use.

-- Rod
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