[CentOS] Why is yum not liked by some?

Oliver Falk oliver at linux-kernel.at
Mon Sep 5 19:13:18 UTC 2005

> On Mon, 5 Sep 2005 at 1:06pm, Bryan J. Smith wrote
> > I think the biggest gripe about YUM is the lack of a 
> > standard GUI, and 
> > YumEx has had compatibility issues in the past with newer 
> > YUM versions.
> > SmartPM focuses on solving cross-repository issues and comes with a 
> > GUI as standard.
> > 
> > All-in-all, use the tool that is supported by the distro.  
> > That is YUM.
> > No, there is no GUI for it that is supported officially, 
> > hence some of 
> > the complaints.  But I'm keeping my eye on SmartPM for the future.
> I have yet to see any advantage to a GUI package manager.  
> But, then again, that's just me.

Copy that. Altough, I must say, that Linux-On-The-Desktop-Users _need_ some
GUI, usually...


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