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Re: dselect

JParker@coinstar.com wrote:

> G'Day !
> Yeah I tried to Upgrade my desktop with dselect instead of apt-get and dpkg ....
> And I trashed my system  :-(  I finally got it working enough to boot so I can
> recover my files, but unless someone can show me a better way, I will need to
> reinstall from scratch then do a restore from backup  :-(

I don't understand.  Doesn't dselect use apt-get to install software?  (Unless you
have the packages on a CD, I suppose.)

I've always used dselect, and if it did something that hurt the system, it was
always while running apt-get.  Please explain further.

-Adam P.

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