Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th May 2008 21:00 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Ever since I started using computers, I've been baffled by the relative clumsiness of installing applications. Whether we are talking the really old days (launching the Rambo game off a tape), the '90s (running Keen or using installers in Windows 95), or the modern days (still those installers, but now also package management and self-contained applications); it's all relatively cumbersome, and they all have their downsides. I decided to put my money where my mouth is, and come up with my idealistic, utopian method of installing, running, updating, and uninstalling applications.
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by Dreams on Tue 6th May 2008 08:04 UTC
Dreams
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2007-12-12

I wish Ubuntu would use a system like you described in this article. It's much more 'human'. I really have no idea where Ubuntu stores all it's program data, and usually config files and log files etc are all stored in different places, for each different program.

It's too confusing, and when i want to do something myself, instead of using Synaptic, i usually end up confused..

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