Yum-like package list?

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Mon Jul 14 14:56:55 BST 2008


On Monday 14 July 2008, B wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm new to Linux.  And am using Kubuntu. I've been using the Synaptic
> Package Manager instead of Adept.  I found Synaptic easier.  
>
> But, now that this email is about Yum and Adept I'd like to confirm that
> using Synaptic in Kubuntu is OK.  Or am I suppose to use Adept with
> Kubuntu?
>
> And while on the subject of package managers; if I've been using Synaptic
> for a few months could I try Adept or will switching package managers mess
> up the system?
>
> Thank you.
>
> Brian

You can use any of the pkg managers without messing things.

Adept
Synaptic
Aptitude
Apt-get
Dpkg

and there's probably more.



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