[ubuntu-us-ut] Ubuntu/Debian Equivalents for RH facilities?

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Mon Oct 29 22:30:41 GMT 2007

I'm looking for Ubuntu/Debian Equivalents for two RH facilities so I
can port some scripts to Debian.

* mkbootdisk makes a boot CD-ROM image for booting to your existing
  installation. The ISO image provides a compatible kernel and
  initrd. Given modern kernels and the lack of floppy drives in newer
  computers, the CD-ROM ISO image capability is essential.

* One can run "rpm -Va" to list differences in files between the
  present installed file and that in the package. For example,
  if permissions and ownerships of a file have changed since
  installation, the program will report the fact. Is there a debian

I used synaptic to search on suitable keywords, and didn't see
anything that looked like they would do the two jobs.


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