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I want the beta. Moving from windows I guess I'm just trying all the things I did with windows to get a feel for mandriva. With ubuntu I installed fx ...
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- 12-26-2008 #11
thank you again
- 12-26-2008 #12
Very true... the only issue I have with the gui front end, is that you sometimes have to guess at package names, which can also be a daunting task for a new linux user. If you already have the tarball you need, it can be installed relatively simply, and if there are missing dependencies they will be noted in the output, and then located relatively easily by a resourceful user who may just not have a lot of experience with Linux.
As a side note, from my experience the urpmi package manager for mandriva is one of the better ones out there.
- 12-26-2008 #13
- 12-27-2008 #14
I've been playing with urpmi
ok urmpi, I found a magazine with some info but am having trouble getting the "mirror list" as it says I do not know how to use this command line to find things or to add third party software sources a little nuge in that direction would certainly be appreciated
- 12-27-2008 #15
- 12-27-2008 #16