Odd iodine at
Sat May 2 22:35:48 UTC 2009

Derek Broughton wrote:
> 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.

Another one worth mentioning is "wajig", and its GUI version "gjig".
It's a wrapper around apt etc. Pretty nice.


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