Fedora and Ubuntu

Jonathan Underwood jonathan.underwood at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 00:23:54 UTC 2007

On 30/11/2007, Jonathan Underwood <jonathan.underwood at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29/11/2007, Karl Larsen <k5di at zianet.com> wrote:
> >     Pup and yum on F7 are a pain. Often when the message is for 10 new
> > updates I do it in a terminal. Either way it is quite slow. But it works.
> >
> >     Ubuntu uses apt-get and a GUI thing like Pup but it works much
> > better. I have no desire to do it in a terminal. When I set it up the
> > first time it took 90 updates. I was amazed how fast it went and zero
> > problems. There are several things not Fedora or normal Ubuntu
> > applications that I MUST have. On Ubuntu they are all a simple # apt-get
> > install and they do all the work bringing in the necessary libs and such.
> >
> >     At this time I can say the Ubuntu update system is very superior to
> > Pup and yum used on Fedora. I suggest Fedora look close at Ubuntu and
> > see how to get it working here.
> >
> You can use apt-get and synaptic with Fedora too.
> yum install apt-get synaptic

that should be

yum install apt synaptic

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