The Debian distribution of the GNU/Linux OS machine shop has a good
package management system and about 4000 packages today. Once you have a
working OS made at the Debian shop you install/update software as follows:
apt-get install new-package
To do a complete upgrade:
Official Linux Society notice below.
Corresponding Secretary LXNY
LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2001 12:01:45 -0600 (CST)
Subject: The Linux Society General Meeting, Tuesday 13-Mar (fwd)
What: The Linux Society General Meeting
When: Tuesday, March 13, 2001 at 6:15 pm (sharp!) to 8:30 pm
Where: The NYPC Office
Room 1560, floor 15
The New Yorker Hotel,
481 Eighth Avenue (at 34th Street)
Manhattan, New York City
The Linux Society (TM)
is a SIG of NYPC (http://www.nypc.org)
meeting monthly in mid-town Manhattan.
We hold a General Meeting each month on a topic of
interest to new or experienced LINUX users.
We also have a Linux Study Group in progress,
meeting two evenings each month
All our meetings are free and open to all.
For more information please check our web site
Public Relations, The Linux Society