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kassube at gmx.net
Sun Apr 4 07:13:13 UTC 2010
> 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 . 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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