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The Confusing State of Software Installation in Linux

Oct 17, 2007, 23:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

[ Thanks to Matt D. for this link. ]

"As I anticipated, the 'colorful' e-mails came floating in quickly when I did the article on Automatix. Many readers apparently missed the point completely. Frankly, I'm not all that worried about it, since the misunderstanding presents an opportunity for us to examine the bigger issue--software installation and Linux.

"Nothing against my friends using Gentoo and Fedora, but I'm all about the Debian-based way of installing. Nothing beats its simplicity and ease, unless you are completely new to Linux..."

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