Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 14th Sep 2002 22:44 UTC
SuSE, openSUSE From SuSE Linux 8.1 on, YaST2 comes with a new, powerful package manager. It supersedes the classic YaST2 single package selection and integrates the YaST Online Update (YOU) and post-installation add-on selection at the same time. It lays the foundation for supporting multiple installation sources like a traditional set of SuSE CDs, add-on product CDs, patch CDs, FTP servers or even local directories - all of which may contain software packages to install. Specially optimized versions were implemented for both graphical user interface (the YaST2 Qt UI) or text interface (the YaST2 NCurses UI), providing each type of user with the tool that best fits his needs. Read more for the commentary.
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I'm Joe user
by period on Sun 15th Sep 2002 08:13 UTC

>There is way too much data on the screen to take in. There is no
>process to follow. You might as well go back to the command line.

>They should have little wizard thingys.
>Install package
>Select source of package
>Check dependecies

>Remove package
>Select package to remove from list of installed ones (by date)
>Check dependencies

If' i'm a Joe User, can you explain to me what is "dependecies" ? :-)
Why can i not just "install the package ?"