how do i use apt-get

Jack Jackson jackson.linux at
Wed Jun 29 14:18:06 UTC 2005

For people looking for information about apt-get:

Here is a GREAT overview:

Ante Karamatić wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-06-29 at 13:33 +0100, Norman Silverstone wrote:
>>I always thought we were supposed to friendly towards each other and
>>this discussion seems anything but that. Now, stop being nasty and tell
>>me what Synaptic means please.
> I didn't ment to be nasty, that's why I put smiley in the end. Jorge
> said exactlly what this is all about.
> You can have simple to use operating system, good one if you need to do
> something fast and you don't want to know how operating system works -
> Windows and Mac OSX, to some extend. Then you can have complex,
> scalable, flexible operating system, wich REQUIRE some understanding and
> knowlledge. People don't know everything and never will. If you want to
> use something that is powerfull, flexible, don't expect it to be
> one-button-push camera (in my country these cameras are called idiots;
> they aren't for idiots, but they have idiotic behavior).
> And, as you can shoot good photos with idiot camera, you can also make
> bad ones with super-ultra-pro cameras. You just can't expect that
> everything would be under one button and allways perfectly.

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