[techtalk] Glint (was: RedHat newbie question)

Robert Kiesling kiesling at localhost.ix.netcom.com
Mon Dec 20 23:59:18 EST 1999

Hi, Caity,

> Hi, Robert,
> >
> > There's also glint, a graphical front end to rpm, which I hear is
> > pretty good
> Glint was only in Red Hat 5.2 and below.  It was superceded by GnoRPM in
> 6.0.  In 6.1 you have a choice between GnoRPM and kpackage.  I find kpackage
> the easiest and most flexible front end to RPM.

Thank you for the information.  I've been avoiding package-management
tools because I prefer to upgrade based on what the software authors
release, not the distribution packagers.


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