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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Ximian had an installer for their version of GNOME, and Dropline GNOME (for Slackware) has an installer as well. This definitely isn't the first.
Posted Dec 2, 2004 6:46 UTC (Thu) by zonker (subscriber, #7867)
Installer? No, thanks!
Posted Dec 2, 2004 16:24 UTC (Thu) by debacle (subscriber, #7114)
I'm a XFCE user for some years now and like it very much. But I don't
know what the installer is good for. All GNU/Linux distributions have
some kind of package management. On my distro of choice, I type
apt-get install xfce4, on other distros it's similar. Installers
are a bad thing from the evil planet Windows. Installers destroy sane
dependency handling and the consistency of your OS. Just say no.
Posted Dec 2, 2004 19:03 UTC (Thu) by coolian (guest, #14818)
Posted Dec 6, 2004 16:56 UTC (Mon) by ballombe (subscriber, #9523)
Posted Dec 2, 2004 19:46 UTC (Thu) by Fats (subscriber, #14882)
Posted Dec 3, 2004 7:10 UTC (Fri) by tzafrir (subscriber, #11501)
cat "deb http://mysite/ a b" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
And then let the user's package management tool (apt-get, aptitude, synaptic, whatever) handle the rest.
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