[manjaro@manjaro ~]$ sudo apt-get install synaptic
sudo: apt-get: command not found
DrHu wrote:Any Linux could operate as a web server (desktop or Server OS versions)
--the main difference for a pure web server application being the reduction of desktop services: not needed when running a server as a server
ohh you are welcome and please yes do try kde for real, i believe your hardware can handle itGeneC wrote:Thanks for the link....'zz'.
[...] I think its time I give KDE a fair go. [...]
using pacman for almost 2 years now and there's one feature i wish apt had: downgrades;GeneC wrote:Leaning to live without 'synaptic' or 'apt-get' looks to open a whole new learning curve.....
claudecat wrote:I've tried both Manjaro and Bridge, and they are both pretty nice. Manjaro comes with more firmware (broadcom wireless for example) and uses its own repos that are NOT as up to date as regular Arch. Bridge brings less of its own polish to the table but hews closer to its parent. I settled on keeping Manjaro around for a bit, and I'll maybe experiment with changing to an Arch mirror.
I like that we're starting to see more Arch based distros. It really is a fine system that could be much more prevalent if somone could tame the install hurdles and come up with a decent and reliable gui for pacman. Perhaps in time one of these two distros (my money's on Manjaro) can be to Arch what Ubuntu is/was to Debian.
update: Ok, setting the mirrors to Arch and editing pacman.conf to Arch defaults breaks the system (boots to cli after replacing all packages with Arch versions). Probably fixable, but the point is, Manjaro is its own distro - not an easy way to install Arch proper. Bridge is more appropriate for that purpose.
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