how do i use apt-get

Ante Karamatić ivoks at
Wed Jun 29 04:58:35 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-29 at 10:09 +0700, Chanchao wrote:

> Just imagine how much more sense it would make if it wasn't called
> 'Synaptic Package Manager' but 'Get or remove programs'.

Windows way of thinking :)

There is a simple reason why it isn't called Get or remove programs. In
Windows, you have only one app that does that job, but in Ubuntu you
have, at least 4 such apps; synaptic, kynaptic, aptitude, dselect,
gnome-apt, etc... And in Linux apps aren't called by function.

We should stop thinking that Ubuntu is bad copy of Windows, but a very
good operating system. Demanding Windows like interface, windows like
behaviuor, windows like menu, etc. will just produce bad copy of
Windowse. As every other copy, it will fail and disapper evenutally.
Instead of that, why not try thinking in Gnome/KDE/Linux way?

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