On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 15:37:49 -0500, seth vidal
> On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 21:16 +0100, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> > a quick sumup:
> > synaptic is a nice GUI for apt.
> > up2date is only usefull to show pending updates
> > yum is only usefull after fc2 (IMO), unless you are dealing with
> > multilib.
> > So for fc<3, use apt. For fc>3, use yum. If x86_64, use yum.
> > That is the simple explanation.
> I disagree, of course, if you're looking for repositories
> to have more luck finding yum repositories for FC-2.
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Another difference: in synaptic you can browse for packages. AFAIK you
can't do that with yum.
But with 3rd party apps, like yumi, you can browse, etc with yum. It's not as
advanced a GUI as some, but it is functional and works nicely.
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