[ale] Debian. Grr.
kjkrum at comcast.net
Tue Feb 24 02:25:35 EST 2004
On Sun, 22 Feb 2004 02:59:04 -0500 (EST)
Joe Knapka <jknapka at kneuro.net> wrote:
> The main problem I'm having is that "tasksel" and "dselect" seem to be
> user-unfriendly in the extreme. So far I have not gotten "apt" to
tasksel and dselect are worthless, IMO. I tried using them a couple
times, pressed the wrong key, couldn't figure out how I got into
whatever screen I was in, and finally had to just reboot, slick the
drive, and start over. I have installed Debian probably a dozen times
on three different machines. The main trick to apt-get seems to be
figuring out the correct name of the package you want. For instance,
'x-window-system' instead of XFree86.
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