Re: How do I finish an install of X?
> On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 02:28:12PM +0000, Rod Young wrote:
> > I appreciate the updatedated KDE info. Thought right now I don't have a
> > network card for it.
> > What is the difference between dselect and apt-get?
Peter Cordes clarified:
> They are two different front-ends for package management. apt lets you do
> stuff like apt-get update, and apt-get dist-upgrade, or apt-get install
> mozilla. dselect uses ncurses to give you a menu of packages to select from.
> dselect is good if you want to poke around and see what there is.
> (apt-cache search is good for this too.) apt-get is faster for installing
> something when you know what you want.
console-apt, usually typed 'capt' and previously called 'deity', uses the apt
mechanisms but also provides a curses front end. It's only about a billion
times more fun to use than dselect...
apt-get install console-apt
* Heather Stern * star@ many places...