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Updating Software under Linux: Strikes 5 and 6

Feb 09, 2009, 06:03 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Horowitz)

Why are there three software update applications? Why is there no documentation with a brief background explanation of each and their pros and cons? Why are they not listed together in the menu structure? Add/Remove is under the Applications menu, the other two fall under System -> Administration. If they compete to do the same thing, then there should be a "Software Update" sub-menu under System -> Administration where all three are listed, along with a link to some type of documentation explaining the differences between them. Linux needs to do more to welcome new users."

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