[Ardour-Users] linux distro install tool info wanted

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 09:00:14 PST 2009

On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 3:03 AM, Chris Cannam <chris at fuckbeans.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 10:30 AM, m.eik michalke <m at openmusiccontest.org> wrote:
>> the still often recommended apt-get should be considered deprecated, because
>> since debian sarge, aptitude is the officially recommended package tool:
>>  o http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/ch-package.en.html
> Surely the "recommended" package installer for Ubuntu is neither
> apt-get, aptitude, nor any other command line tool, but Applications
> -> Add/Remove?  (It says something about the design of Ubuntu that I
> don't even know what this program is called!)
> Chris

Isn't that dependent on what desktop you're running? Surely Gnome, KDE
& fluxbox don't have such consistent methods? Or has Ubuntu layered
something on top of whatever environment you've chosen? (Or maybe
Ubuntu doesn't allow you to choose?!)

- Mark

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