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All About Linux: AutoPackage--The Vendor Neutral Installer for Linux

Dec 06, 2005, 08:30 (3 Talkback[s])

"When ever I decide to download and install a software on Linux, I am given the choice of a plethora of packages to download--each targeted at a particular distribution. And many times different versions of the same distributions needing different packages. For example, if I am using Fedora Core 2 and I want to download and install a software, then it will have separate packages for debian, fedora, redhat, mandrake and so on ; and I have to choose the package targeted at fedora. And if by any chance you don't have a package of the software for your distribution, you might have to download the source and compile it yourself and install it..."

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