Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 9th Apr 2007 22:30 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Back in my university days, when Netscape was the latest web browser on the scene and the Pentium MMX was the power user's processor of choice, UNIX was part of my everyday life. Since graduating, my chosen desktop operating system has been Windows of some variety. This is partly because it was the most readily available consumer desktop operating system and also because it served me well for the most part." More here. In other Ubuntu news, Automatix2 for Feisty is released.
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Easy software install in Ubuntu?
by hyper on Tue 10th Apr 2007 09:10 UTC
hyper
Member since:
2005-06-29

Heheheh. I remember some "fans" flaming everywhere how easy it is to install software compared to windows. But... this does not look easy to me:
http://www.getautomatix.com/wiki/index.php?title=Installation#Insta...

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what Member since:
2006-01-04

I followed the link :

<< Easy Direct Installation

Download the correct file (depending on the release version of Ubuntu and your OS architecture (386/amd64). PowerPC is not supported!)

Double click on the downloaded file to install it with gdebi or KDE's package installer. >>

download and double click, how hard...

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lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

{ I remember some "fans" flaming everywhere how easy it is to install software compared to windows. But... this does not look easy to me:
http://www.getautomatix.com/wiki/index.php?title=Installation#Insta.....
}

The link you provided (for Automatix) says this:
"Download the correct file (depending on the release version of Ubuntu) "

"Double click on the downloaded file to install it".

Clearly this is considerably more difficult than the install process of Windows, which goes:

"Download the correct file (Win 95/98/Me or NT/2000 or XP or Vista). Double click on the downloaded file to install it".

Oh, wait ...

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