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Re: Using Ubuntu when I'm used to Debian.



On Mon, 2006-04-03 at 11:49 +0100, Adam Funk wrote:
> I'm getting a new computer at work with Ubuntu on it, but I'm used to
> using Debian (at home and at my previous job).  I understand that they
> have some similarities.
> 
> I'd appreciate any suggestions about common pitfalls when making this
> transition, things that will catch me by surprise, etc.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> 

Hi,

I use ubuntu too, and I like it. It works pretty much the same way (APT
and .deb-packages) with the same software (synaptic, aptitude). Ubuntu
uses the GNOME desktop environment, but you can install other
environments as well.

I don't notice anything particular being totally different in use than
in Debian.

If you want to mess around without messing up your system, Ubuntu
provides a live CD.

Philippe



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