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Re: Integrate Knoppix in Debian (was: Re: Debian Enterprise?)

On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 05:11:54PM +1100, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> So dselect (and even what little I've used of aptitude) are used out of
> necessity. (Perhaps modern guis are a bit better, I don't know though,

Ah, well, if the toolset is limited to dselect, then I agree, that would 
take days.  I'd heard of apt before I even tried debian (from reading 
Slsahdot).  Aptitude is very much easier to navigate.

Synaptic is very nice too, especially for searching.

> as I gave up on these "simplifying" tools a couple of years ago and
> returned to the relatively sparse and clean interface of the command
> line.
> This works for me because I know I want vim, emacs, mozilla-firebird,
> mutt and evolution (and etc) and on any new box, can grad them in the
> time it takes to type in the command.
> > The rest of doesn't take *too* long to browse.
> Well, I'm sure there are different experiences of Debian - yours was
> obviously different to mine.
> cheers
> zen
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