Package Managers (was: Re: [Techtalk] Group Permission Security

caitlyn at caitlyn at
Tue Oct 21 07:47:57 EST 2003

> On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 10:11:42PM -0400 or so it is rumoured
> hereabouts,  TechChiq thought:
>> What I was talking about, though, is the graphical package manager. I
>> do have rpm (from the command line) but the graphical one there is has
>> a list of different "categories" and within them some packages that
>> are installed. But it doesn't list EVERYTHING. It's so genearalized it
>> leaves so much out and you can't install or uninstall anything other
>> than what is listed.

Have you taken a good look at kpackage, the KDE package manager?  It is not
standard in Red Hat/Pink Tie, but you can add it.  I believe it will do
everything you want it to and it can handle both rpm and debian packages.


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