Fedora and Ubuntu

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Fri Nov 30 18:11:07 UTC 2007

On Thursday 29 November 2007, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Karl Larsen 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.
> 1. F8 is faster
> 2. I've used both apt-get and yum, and yum is faster (esp in F8)
> Have I mentioned F8 is fast?

F8 is definitely faster than F7.  

Apt4RPM is about the same speed on F7 and yum is on F7 (I haven't tried 
apt4rpm on F8 yet).

The Ubuntu GUI updater (which is not synaptic) is definitely faster than pup 
on F8 with equivalent numbers of updates.
Lamar Owen
Chief Information Officer
Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC  28772

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