Migrating from WinXP Pro to Ubuntu 10.10

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sat Oct 16 01:19:16 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-10-15 at 19:25 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> Tony Pursell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2010-10-15 at 19:17 +0100, Joao Ferreira gmail wrote:
> >> On Fri, 2010-10-15 at 11:48 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> [SNIP]
> >>
> >> fireup a command line console and type "sudo synaptic" and search what
> >> you need....
> >>
> >
> > Shouldn't we be advising people to use Software centre these days?
> To which Jordon Bedwell replied:
> >
> > You part the software centre brigade?
> >
> As the OP, I appreciate knowing what breath of choices exist. My 
> goal is advancing to command line -- back to where I was with 
> CPM80. But in the interest of immediately "getting things done", 
> is "Software centre" a GUI?

I had an Imsai VDP-80 with two 8" floppies, in my CP/M machine
collection. Remember Irv Hoff and IMP?

Most of us die-hards prefer synaptic, for getting things done. lots of
text information within the gui. Not sure at all about the "Software
Centre". Enjoy Linux! It's CP/M on greased rails. :) Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
Linux user# 44256 

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