[linux-audio-user] A little scared of Debian, was Fresh PC waiting for basic installation - Advice?

Russell Hanaghan hanaghan at starband.net
Mon Jul 12 11:20:35 EDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-07-12 at 01:51, Robert Jonsson wrote:
> > To be the quintesential dumb bunny again...So on MDK, I would use
> > Kpackage to install MDK rpm's only? 
> Kpackage isn't a packaging system. It's just an application to ease 
> administration of packages. 
> I think it was, once, the default administration tool in mandrake (but I'm not 
> sure). Mandrake has for many years now had it's version of apt-get called 
> urpmi, which is a layer ontop of rpm to ease installation of packages and 
> it's dependencies. There are quite a few urpmi repositories out on the net.

Yup. I make great use of URPMI. Couldn't live without it!

Thac's, the contrib servers and so on...


> > Or could I use .deb or RH or what 
> > ever other packages to install to my MDK system? 
> See the other mail I sent about that. In short, it does not work in general.
> > I know this is a 
> > stretch even as I write it. But I've written it....and what is written
> > must be ........sent!
> Indeed ;)
> /Robert

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