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Re: Looking for a package management GUI in KDE

On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 3:53 PM, Ralf Jung <ralfjung-e@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>> I am a untity / gnome3 refugee, have installed KDE 4.4.5 on Debian 6
>> but am totally stumped looking for a package management GUI, something
>> equivalent to synaptic for QT ?
>> I am struggling with aptitude and would like something friendlier.
> Why not use Synaptic? Just because you use KDE as desktop, you don't have to
> abandon all GTK-base applications. Synaptic works fine here under KDE, and I
> don't know of anything similar powerful.
> There is also KPackageKit, a "native" KDE app that adds package management to
> systemsettings, but I don't like it that much.
> Kind regards,
> Ralf

Synaptic is my friend. The only issue I've had with it is that, due to
locking, I cannot run "apt-get" command line simultaneously from
another window. But that's a small price to pay for such a well
developed GUI.

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