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  1. #1

    # of packages

    quick ?,
    i read that "The Debian GNU/Linux distribution contains about 8700 different packages with software."

    any one know if the # for fedora is more or less? how much approx?

  2. #2
    Probably a lot less.

    But you can use Debain's apt on Fedora so it shouldn't matter.

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    so if a package exists for debian, will it run on fedora 3? how would one know?

    is it always true that a package in debian will not work for fedora 3? I guess i don't know enough about the differences of these 2 os and how that would affect the packages.

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