Showcasing Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Karl Goetz kamping_kaiser at
Fri May 12 11:41:18 BST 2006

John Steele Scott wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-05-13 at 12:51 +0800, Christopher Lees wrote:
>> I second the suggestion of showing off Synaptic. Firstly, because it's a
>> very impressive feature. Secondly, so if people go away and start using
>> Ubuntu, they won't think that they have to compile all software
>> themselves.
> About showing off Synaptic: it's awesome, but depending on the crowd, it
> could be a bit overwhelming (how to know what to choose if there are
> 16000 packages?). Add/Remove (at the bottom of the Applications menu)
> could be a simpler choice.
> cheers,
> John
on teh subject of packages, and my no cli point before - show GDEBI.
anyone who has heard about using a terminal to install software on linux
can be won with it easy :) 'take a package, right click and install'.
one *big* point pushed over :)

Karl Goetz
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