Most Ubuntu users will value package management as one of the top features of their OS. Installing and updating software with APT/dpkg and their respective graphical user interfaces (i.e. Synaptic, Update manager and gdebi) is a breeze once you are accustomed to it. However, the ease of use is dependent on the internet connection. If […]
Category Archive for 'Package Management'
Once in a while you might want to install software that is neither in a repository nor available as a standalone deb package. If you’re in this situation, there is another option for you, converting an rpm file and installing the so created deb. So if you do have an rpm file and want to […]
Linspire’s user-friendly way of installing software is called CNR (Click and Run). Basically it’s a categorised directory of software with a summary of a software title and a rating system for the users. Linspire itself puts it as following: CNR.com will be a free on-line digital software warehouse and one-click delivery service designed to solve […]