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Re: Fedora core suggestions



On Tuesday 25 April 2006 05:15am, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-04-22 at 14:39 +0200, Mark Rosenstand wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 18:02 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > >  On 4/21/06, Alo Tsum <alotsum gmail com> wrote:
> > > > First suggestions has to do with the software side of things. We
> > > > users need a competent software installer which is graphical based.
> > >
> > > The problem here is that there are several options, and Fedora has
> > > chosen to stick with Pirut. I am personally not a fan of the GUI style
> > > used by Pirut, but it is quite possible that I am in the minority in
> > > this regard.
> >
> > Perhaps a minority, but definately not alone. It's hard to believe that
> > it comes from the same vendor that proposed the HIG.
>
> Pirut is good for getting the OS installed fast and then installing
> groups of software.
>
> Individual packages is better done with yum.
>
> pirut might benefit from some interface changes, but imho it also needs
> to be able to install updates to existing software at the same time it
> installs new software - so that after installing Fedora, you can just
> use pirut to pick your packages - and at the same yum transaction it
> will install available updates.

Here, here!
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