Add / Remove programs

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Sat Mar 26 16:48:05 GMT 2005

On Saturday 26 March 2005 16:07, zika wrote:

> In Redhat/Fedora it is 1. rpm -i name.rpm, 2. up2date - name
> Slackware 1.installpkg name.tgz 2.?
> Debian has apt get, and probably some way of installing
> downloaded binary. There is also Suse, Gentoo, Mandrake and so on.

apt-get is a tool to resolve dependencies and download them.
It is also available for almost any distribution out there after Conectiva 
created the apt4rpm

The Debian package manager is called dpkg, the command for installing s is 
also -i packagenames

> Someon could create simple program,for installing / uninstallig
> programs, that would have this in its config file:

Can't all the available tools like KPackage already do this?

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