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Re: Which one is better Ubuntu Or Fedora 9

On Wed, 29 Oct 2008 21:54:31 -0500
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:

> Petrus de Calguarium wrote:
> > Tom Horsley wrote:
> > 
> >> Huh? Synaptic is the one reason I might consider switching to
> >> ubuntu. You want to talk deficient and awkward, compare packagekit
> >> to synaptic and decide which is deficient.
> >>
> > I have never had rpm, yum or PackageKit crash on me, but that is a
> > signature trait of Synaptic. It generally crashes about halfway
> > into downloading about 400 MB of updates, messes up the package
> > list of pending updates in the process, and it becomes impossible
> > to resume the update. And add to that, that in getting the 400 MB,
> > you just spent about 2-3 hours waiting and still didn't get the
> > system updates. I speak from experience and have done the procedure
> > more than 2 or 3 times, with the same frustrating result, and not
> > with the same release or installation media.
> Can't you still just:
> apt-get update
> apt-get upgrade
> in a terminal window and save the GUIness for when you want to pick a 
> new package or two?

Dag burn it, Les, there you go again using logic ;)

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