from fedora to ubuntu

Nat Gross nat101l at gmail.com
Fri May 16 03:32:07 UTC 2008


On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 8:44 PM, debian <debiani386 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 2008-05-15 at 19:32 -0400, Nat Gross wrote:
>> Hi;
>> After many years on Fedora and Redhat, I am considering jumping ship.
>> My immediate concern of course is how quickly I can get up to speed with ubuntu.
>> Is there a document that details fundamental differences for folks
>> coming from fedora?
>> For example, can I use yum out of the box? More importantly is the
>> location of key files and directories off /etc, etc. [pun intended].
>>
>> Thanks
>> nat
>
> Note(1): Ubuntu has 'yum' in the repository, but to get it, you need to
> type:
>
> sudo apt-get install yum
>
> note(2): Ubuntu uses aptitude, which installs deb files from a
> repository or a list of repositories found in /etc/apt/sources.list
>
> i hope this is of some help.
>
Yes, it is.
Thank you much.
Nat




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