the 'which distro' question

Tony Alfrey tonyalfrey
Fri Mar 2 08:24:22 PST 2007

Tim Wunder wrote:
> On Friday 02 March 2007 10:36:52 am Tony Alfrey wrote:
>> Ric Moore wrote:
> <snip>
>>> Make sure you install the app "smart". It's the best rpm manager thingie
>>> you'll ever use. It'll even handle apt-get as well.
>> But can't I just use rpm from a terminal?
> Certainly, if you like chasing around dependancies. I personally use yum (OK, 
> occasionally rpm, and rpmbuild), never having bothered to download/install 
> smart. yum WorksForMe, but rpm works as well. As does (apparently) smart...


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