[NBLUG/talk] Server for sale - cheap!

Ross Thomas boscorama at fastmail.us
Fri Jan 21 14:51:46 PST 2005

On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 13:53:31 -0800 (PST), "Walter Hansen"
<gandalf at sonic.net> said:
> I think the thing I don't like about mandrake is the difficulty I
> encounter getting packages installed, but that's probably just me being
> lazy and not remembering some of the same difficulty with redhat. It just
> seems like this: want packageA, -> needs packageB, C, D, B needs D,E,F, C
> needs G,H, D needs I then H needs J,K,L and L needs the A. Hairpulling,
> hairpulling.

The commands urpmq, urpmi & urpmf are your friends (especially with
the --auto-select option).  And if you're a gui sort, rpmdrake.


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