[NCLUG] apt-get questions
dmiles at holly.colostate.edu
Fri Jan 17 22:43:03 MST 2003
On Thu, 2003-01-16 at 14:39, Joshua SS Miller wrote:
> Have you looked at apt-rpm? And synaptic has a gui front end for it.
> Although for debain I find Kpackage works much better.
So allong those lines, I'm a debian person because of apt (I hate
dependancy hell) but I'm not real pleased with debian for a number of
other reasons (java runs really slowly for some reason).
What I'm wondering is, is apt-rpm a good substitute or would I be
unapppy with that compared with apt-get?
> Have a quick look at:
> Joshua SS Miller
> On Thu, 2003-01-16 at 23:36, John L. Bass wrote:
> > Daniel Miles <dmiles at holly.colostate.edu> writes:
> > > I hate to be the one to say this but it's been my experiance that there
> > > is no good front end to apt-get (apt-get being a front end to dpkg in
> > > itself).
> > And a version also frontends RPM for distributions which use that package
> > manager. The GUI front ends to RPM are equally a pain to use over the
> > simple apt-get command line interface.
> > John
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