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    Hey, all this talk of Yoper got me inreuiged, so here I am, so far, wicked fast, but forgive my ignorance, i cannot figure out how to search the apt-get repositories. I would like to install several programs that i cannot find the name for the apt-get help has not revieled a flag such as the -s flag in emerge.
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    Synaptic is included with Ydesktop and makes a nice frontend to apt. Assuming you use KDE, it is in your K menu under System. It can search names, descriptions, etc. Unfortunately, to cut corners (because this started out as a one-man distro) most packages don't have good descriptions. The descriptions will hopefully be updated when new versions of the packages are released.

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    does it have an "apt-cache search <KEYWORD>" like debian does?

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    yes, thanks, that was what I was looking for, as i understand it YOPER is simply debian with packages optimized for the i686 and an automated installer.
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    Yoper is not basically any distro. It is a Linux From Scratch optimized for i686 that takes the best parts of many distros and combines them into one. It borrows a little bit from every distro, but the most important piece it borrows is apt. Such a wonderful utility!

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    HungSquirril: are you a member of the devel team for Yoper, or have you simply been using it for a long time/love it?
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    I am a member of the team now but have only been using it and loving it for a few weeks. I hope that tells you how much I love this OS' sheer speed. I never felt the need to contribute to a distro before now but Yoper is such a fine desktop OS that I soon started contributing packages.

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    wow sounds cool, if your feeling nifty, blender would be a nice one to have
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