Derek Broughton derek at
Sat May 2 00:25:02 UTC 2009

Bruce Marshall wrote:

> On Friday 01 May 2009, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> My experience with Synaptic (mediocre, at best) is backed by a large
>> amount
>> of feedback from users over the last 10+ years.  But then again, I didn't
>> say it was "bad", I called it a waste of space (on a KDE system) and said
>> that it didn't work "well" - as in, it is still too hard to do things
>> that should be trivial, and the UI is weak.
> So what do you suggest people use?

I'm starting to feel like an echo.  Brian already asked that in this 
thread...  I don't "recommend" any GUI tools, as I haven't been happy with 
them since Corel Linux, and their awesome (for the time) kpackage, bit the 
bullet, but I _use_ aptitude.

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