[CentOS] Re: apt on Centos 5.1

henry ritzlmayr centos at rc0.at
Wed Jun 18 10:58:30 UTC 2008

Am Dienstag, den 17.06.2008, 16:28 -0600 schrieb Stephen John Smoogen:
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 3:30 PM, Benjamin Smith
> <lists at benjamindsmith.com> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 17 June 2008, Mike wrote:
> >> Just read on planet centos that you can easily install apt on Centos too
> >> using yum.
> >
> > Why would you want to do this?
> >
> Some people like the apt interface more than the yum interface. Some
> people feel that it is faster or meets their needs better. The reasons
> are outlined in DAGs post. Personally, I would rather port yum to
> debian systems.. so I can understand the want.

Especially interfaces on top of apt like aptitude need this as well. I
personally prefer ncurses based interfaces over X-graphical ones when it
comes to server management on remote sites.  


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