[CentOS] Any long-time CentOS users on list using Ubuntu as well?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 20:57:24 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-11-27 at 18:17 -0200, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> > 
> > >I've gotten roped into helping a local charity with some 
> > >computing/infrastructure snafus.  It seems their last good Samaritan 
> > >installed Ubuntu all over the place and is "unavailable" now to clean up 
> > >the mess.  CentOS has made me somewhat lazy because everything just works 
> > >out of the box for the most part and you've got the occasional "yum 
> > >update".  :)
> > 
> > We maintain a Debian box for internal testing of some 
> > code; Assuming the /etc/apt/sources.list is intact, as root:
> > 
> > apt-get update
> > apt-get update     <------------
> Typo ? I think the second one should be "upgrade", not "update"
> (the first one is ok).

Yes, 'update' picks up what's currently available from the
repositories; 'upgrade' does the work.

Another quirk is that ubuntu normally doesn't let you log in
as root, but the first user added is permitted to 'sudo' any
command.   If you like running as root, you can:
sudo su -

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at gmail.com

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