Re: kde 3.5.8 for fc6?

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On Fri, 2007-10-19 at 14:31 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Aaron Konstam <akonstam <at> sbcglobal.net> writes:
> > On Fri, 2007-10-19 at 02:13 +0700, Strong wrote:
> > > But I've heard it is not an rpm-based one, is it? 
> > It uses apt-get.
> 
> You're comparing apples and oranges here. apt-get is not an alternative to RPM, 
> it can actually be used with RPM too (see apt-rpm). What Ubuntu is using 
> instead of RPM is dpkg, the Debian package manager. APT can be compared to YUM, 
> not RPM.
> 
You are of course right. apt-get serves the same purpose as yum not rpm.
But the point I was trying to make is that Ubuntu is not based on rpm
installs, but as you point out there are cross-platform processors like
apt-rpm.

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