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Ubuntu working on new Linux application installer

May 10th, 2013 · No Comments

Do you want to know how to tell real Linux geeks from people who just use it? Ask them what their favorite application packaging system is. Hardcore old-school Linux users will soon be telling you all all about RPM vs. DEB and before it’s over someone is sure to chime in about going straight to source code ala Gentoo Linux’s Portage.

The short version is there’s a lot of Linux software application packing and installation systems out there already but Ubuntu will soon be adding another one.

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