[clug] Intel Active Management Technology

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Wed May 17 04:01:51 UTC 2017

On 17/05/17 12:44, George at Clug via linux wrote:
>     Scott,
> I use Synaptic Package Manager (for Debian). 

That is also a GUI for the Debian package management system (aptitude,
dpkg, .deb packages etc). It uses the GTK library to provide a GUI for
the APT libraries.

There are many:-

Apper is now the default for KDE in some distros -

Technically, aptitude is also a Debian package manager GUI.

At a low level they all work with dpkg, and they all do as advertised
(just work). For many of us the CLI tool, apt-get, is all we need.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Package_manager provides an overview of
different package management systems.

Whatever works for you is the best tool IMO.

> George.
> At Wednesday, 17-05-2017 on 12:33 Scott Ferguson via linux wrote:
> On 16/05/17 01:30, Bryan Kilgallin (iiNet) via linux wrote:
>>> Note that Ubuntu uses the Debian package management system.
>> I had previously used "Ubuntu Software" to install packages.
> That is a GUI for the Debian package management system (aptitude,
> dpkg,
> .deb packages etc).

Kind regards

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    Q: Why should I start my reply below the quoted text?

    A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
    Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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    A: Yes.
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