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Nils Kassube kassube at
Sun Apr 4 07:13:13 UTC 2010

Grizzly wrote:
> Have beento Kaffiene site (via browser) went to download page they
>  show two ways to get Kaffiene

Ubuntu has most available software in the repositories. Therefore it is 
usually not necessary to go to some download page to find the software. 
If you are looking for a program, open the synaptic package manager and 
search for the program in question. You can then select the package for 
installation and synaptic downloads the version which is compiled for 
your particular Ubuntu version. Furthermore it will download other 
dependant packages if necessary.

> cant find "adept-installer" on my sys

Well, kaffeine is a KDE program and KDE usually has the "adept-
installer" as package manager. If you use the Gnome desktop instead, the 
package manager is synaptic.

> so tried their cmd line
> apt-get install kaffiene
> which fails with a line ending "are you root?"
> AFAIK I am

Usually you are not root. With Ubuntu you should use sudo to run CLI 
commands as root or gksu for GUI commands [1]. That would be

sudo apt-get install kaffeine

in this case. But I would still recommend to use the synaptic package 
manager which I mentioned above. It is easier to use than the command 


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