how do i use apt-get

manicka ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org
Wed Jun 29 10:14:17 UTC 2005


squareyes Wrote: 
> Norman Silverstone wrote:
> 
> >I am relatively new to Linux and when I first saw the word Synaptic I
> >felt the same as Chanchao but now, after several months, I am not
> sure.
> >I agree, it is a lot more than getting, installing and removing
> software
> >but I think that that is it's main purpose. Perhaps if I new exactly
> >what Synaptic meant I would be more comfortable with the name. Can
> >anybody help please?
> >
> >Norman 
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> HI,
> according to my medical dictionary,
> synapse  -  The functional junction between 2 neurons, a region of
> protoplasmic contiguity, but not continuity.
> synaptic - pertaining to to a synapse.
> 
> Sounds reasonable to me, Synaptic Package Manager does a similar
> function,
> gathers packages and installs, similar to nerve  function :-)
> 
> Take Care
> Winton
> 
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I use a combo of synaptic and apt-get.



Beats add/remove anyday



I also agree that we need to stop looking for comparitive software to
windows and OSX. Let's think a better way... the Linux way


-- 
manicka




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