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Re: Benefits (and risks) of using Sid

On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 04:55:23PM -0500, Nate Bargmann wrote:
> * Cousin Stanley <cousinstanley@hotmail.com> [2008 Aug 07 16:38 -0500]:
> > 
> > 
> > > Ditto. I'm sure it's a fine program, but I, too, get lost 
> > > with the ncurses interface of aptitude
> > 
> >   Add a ditto onto to the ditto regarding my own inability
> >   to cope with the ncurses interface to aptitude ....
> > 
> >   To me it seems cumbersome and somewhat cryptic ....
> And I think Aptitude works very well and couldn't wait to ditch dselect
> for it.  Different strokes and all that.  I've had the displeasure of
> being dumped into Synaptic on Ubuntu and friends.  I'll take Aptitude
> every time, thank you very much.

took me a long time to grok the aptitude interface, but I hardly
ever use it directly. Now I'm somewhat comfortable with it and it
works for me, but I'm sure that's a case of me training myself to use


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