[kwlug-disc] What's the best desktop distribution?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Thu Feb 4 14:23:05 EST 2010


On Thu, 4 Feb 2010, Richard Weait wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 2:07 PM, Lori Paniak

> > As a last resort, there is nothing to stop you from creating your
> > own deb packages - even if all the package does is copy a pile of
> > php into a directory.  With the appropriate install and remove
> > scripts, you can cleanly automate upgrades.  Put the packages in
> > your own local repo and tell sources.list about it then you use
> > your favourite dkpg frontend to manage them.
>
> If only there were some sort of regular, public meeting, where one
> could learn of such technological wonders.

  actually, there is.  it's called KWLUG, we get together monthly and
... oh, wait ... that was sarcasm.

  carry on.

rday
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