Re: Benefits (and risks) of using Sid
On Sat, 09 Aug 2008 03:16:04 +0200, s. keeling wrote:
> Ron Johnson <email@example.com>:
>> On 08/07/08 20:20, s. keeling wrote:
>> > Damon L. Chesser <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> >> On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 17:45 -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
>> >>> On 08/07/08 17:14, Damon L. Chesser wrote:
>> >>>> Displeasure? Synaptic is brain dead simple, what's not to like?
>> >>> It's a GUI app?
>> >> Very funny Ron. Really.
>> > No, I think he was serious, and I agree with him. Do you want your
>> > access to the pkging system to be borked when X is borked? Especially
>> > in this nvidia crazed age?
>> I agree with the point you are trying to make, but best to:
>> More especially:
>> s/nvidia/display manager/
> Sick. On install, de-select "Desktop Environment", then go get what you
> want after it's done. That solved it for me.
You made me shiver in agony. I read dselect. I don't know if you've ever
had the pleasure, but it was dselect that made me learn to like aptitude.