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Re: How do I finish an install of X?

On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 02:29:55PM -0800, Heather wrote:
> 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
> 	apt-get update
> 	capt
> ...enjoy!
 Thanks dude.  I need to get a slower internet connection so I can play
captris longer while capt does its download... ;-)

 It's been too long since you used apt-get; I think you meant
 apt-get update; apt-get install console-apt; cap;  (update before install :)

 Anyway, now that I've got it installed on my IA32 box (it's got broken deps
on powerpc :(, it doesn't seem to ever show anything about recommended or
suggested packages, though.  I like how dselect lets you see the raw package
info if you want to.  I read the man page and the online help but didn't see
anything about it.

#define X(x,y) x##y
Peter Cordes ;  e-mail: X(peter@llama.nslug. , ns.ca)

"The gods confound the man who first found out how to distinguish the hours!
 Confound him, too, who in this place set up a sundial, to cut and hack
 my day so wretchedly into small pieces!" -- Plautus, 200 BCE

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