Mac OS X v. Linux (Was: Re: Ubuntu Boot Up Logo)
ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org
Thu Jun 23 18:23:06 UTC 2005
Magnus Therning Wrote:
> The packaging system in Debian (and therefore Ubuntu and other
> Debian-based distros) is amazingly good compared to what you find in
> most popular commercial OSs. Having to manually uninstall a program
> to upgrade to a newer version is ridiculous I think, and still that is
> how Windows seems to expect users to behave. It's simply silly that
> software packaging isn't provided by the OS, instead it's up to each
> every software package to provide its own crappy solution.
Mmm there are no upgrades to newer versions of software in Ubuntu...
only the security updates. By default you only get new versions of
software with a new release of the OS. It would be nice if you could
choose to install a newer version of a program...
More information about the ubuntu-users