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apt-get vs. dselect?

Hey all.

I'm going through the process of upgrading the kernel on my router box, and implementing some better firewall rules (Thanks to the TrinityOS doc. Very helpful). Traditionally I've used dselect to manage the packages that I have installed, but it gets rather cumbersome having to scroll through a list of crud, looking for specific updates.

Is that what apt-get does for me automatically? I noticed that apt-get has the dselect-upgrade option, and in convesation with a list member, he recommended apt-get to update the kernel packages.

So which is the preferred way, and why?

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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