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Re: Potato - newcomerII



On Sat, Oct 14, 2000 at 03:26:48PM +0200, guran remberg (guran@nr1.nu) wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I have tried the 'dselect' for the first time, and I was overwhelmed,
> more than SuSe - I could not believe my eyes.

dselect isn't for the unwary, though its bark is worse than its bite.
Try 'capt' for a (slightly) more friendly variant.

> I found LyX, albeit an old one and nedit and gnat so I am very
> interested.
> 
> Therefor I have decided to do a new installation and not include Gnome,
> in the original one, but let the Helix code reign. I intend to install
> ispell befor I install netscape so maybe I can get spelling in the
> composer.

For single packages:

    $ apt-get install ispell

...much easier.

To find a package which might do "foo":

    $ apt-cache search foo

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