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    Re: Novice-friendly updating? (Score: 1)
    by piman on Monday, December 10 @ 23:04:08 GMT
    (User Info) http://www.sacredchao.net

    I don’t know, Feta’s pretty sucky. The latest release (1.2.1) has some really nasty bugs that make it impossible to use the orphan and contents commands, and the hold/unhold commands take forever to use.

    On a more serious note, Feta doesn’t help people who don’t want to use a command line; a GTK version would be extremely useful, but would be a lot harder to design and implement than Feta, partially because you’d have to write real package management stuff instead of simple dispatching, and partially because an “intuitive” interface in a GUI is way different than an “intuitive” interface in a command line environment, especially when the tool has to perform so many different tasks.

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