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Re: [trinity-users] Checking available new packages updates

From: Patrick Serru <patrick@...>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:33:36 -0500
Le mercredi 09 janvier 2013, François ANDRIOT a écrit :
> Le 09/01/2013 18:33, Dan Youngquist a écrit :
>> On 01/09/2013 08:19 AM, Patrick Serru wrote:
>>>        Can someone tell me how to check, from TDE, if there are new
>>> packages available for updating (especially XWindows)?
>> I don't know if Fedora has apt, but if so, to check for updates:
>>
>> apt-get update
>>
>> Then to see and install the updates:
>>
>> apt-get dist-upgrade
>>
>> On 01/09/2013 08:49 AM, Patrick Serru wrote:
>>> TDE is (for me) the best desktop alternative, but there are so many
>>> installation problems!
>> In several tries on several different distros, I've never successfully
>> got a stable, completely working TDE installation.  I've only been able
>> to get it to work right by using one of the live CDs.
>>
> 
> Hello,
> there is no apt-get in Fedora, and even if there was, the official 
> repositories are not in APT format, so it would be useless.
> The "adept" program is designed for apt-get only, so I did not even 
> built it on Fedora.
> Kpackage is usable with RPM packages, alas it lacks features that YUM 
> provides.
> 
> So there is no good package manager for Fedora in Trinity.
> I suggest you install "yumex", it is in GTK but does not require the 
> entire gnome.
> 
> Install with:
>    yum install yumex
> 
> Francois
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      Hi François,

      I did install. It looks running well. I just dont know what to do with 
it at the moment :-) I'll wait for being a little less lost, to use it!

      Thank you,
Patrick