Yum-like package list?

Phil Bieber philbieber at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 15:00:01 BST 2008


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On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 15:48, 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

Hi Brian!
You can use either!
Synaptic and Adept are just graphical frontends and both invoke the
same programs in the background, namely apt or aptitude. So it doesn't
matter if you switch between package managers, you can even use them
both at the same time!

Cheers!
Phil Bieber



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