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Re: Installing the whole set of scientific packages

On 11 February 2007 at 12:28, Michael Gilbert wrote:
| one of my professors just switched to Debian, and he was complaining
| that there was no easy way to install all of the scientific packages
| (compared to Fedora where he could just select the check mark next to
| "science" in their package manager gui and get everything he needed).
| instead he has to manually apt-get everything he needs with debian.
| is there any way to easily install all the scientific apps/libraries?

If you want one-stop shopping, get yourself a (free) Quantian dvd and boot
that -- either directly, or emulated via qemu or vmplayer.


Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something. 
                                                  -- Thomas A. Edison

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