[CentOS] Semi-OT: install python package in userspace

Mon Apr 9 22:35:54 UTC 2018
Liam O'Toole <liam.p.otoole at gmail.com>

On 2018-04-09, Valeri Galtsev
<galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> On 04/09/18 11:15, Paul Heinlein wrote:
>> On Sat, 7 Apr 2018, Pete Biggs wrote:
>>>> Does CentOS changed the package management? :-)
>>> Quite.
>>> This is not an Ubuntu dig, but when I challenge some of the users
>>> about the more dangerous sudo's they try, inevitably they say they
>>> got the command from the net, and by that they usually mean Ubuntu
>>> forums.
>> Whether the instructions come from the Ubuntu forums or not, we
>> regularly experience the same thing: users unthinkingly following
>> instructions in a REAME or posted on a web page. My experience
>> suggests these folks are just on autopilot.
> Sadly, people became zombies. The ability to categorize (hence use the
> menu) is wiped completely. Even the majority of "modern" Desktop
> Environment interfaces expect you to search for what you need instead
> of giving the menu: everything arranged by category. That's why I
> switched to MATE quite a while ago. I guess, I didn't blend in into
> iPad generation...


Both GNOME and KDE Plasma offer you a menu of applications by category,
if that is what you want. I don't see the problem.