Re: using dselect
* lee <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2008 Nov 18 06:19 -0600]:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 12:40:54PM -0600, John Hasler wrote:
> > Florian Kulzer writes:
> > > Let's ask fortune:
> > > $ fortune debian -m "Andrew Morton"
> > > (/usr/share/games/fortunes/debian)
> > > %
> > > I was attacked by dselect as a small child and have since avoided
> > > debian.
> > > -- Andrew Morton
> > > %
> > I met with it as a mature adult and so was better able to deal with the
> > trauma but it still left scars.
> I met Debian before aptitude could keep me away from it. Just wait
> until aptitude rapes you ;)
As clunky as deslect was/is, it was still light years better than what
was on Slackware in 1999.
> > On the other hand, it may have saved Debian from becoming Ubuntu (with a
> > little help from the old installer).
> Old installler?
The reason Debian handles upgrades so well. ;-)
- Nate >>
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