muon package manager on ubuntu

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by mack_guy911, Apr 30, 2012.

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  1. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

    has anyone tried or use muon package manager on ubuntu 12.04 i am pretty much impress with it what your review how its better or less to synaptic i wonder o_O??
  2. Ocky

    Ocky Registered Member

    The only Ubuntu I still have is 10.04 LTS so can't comment on that. However muon package manager and updater seem improved and raedy for showtime in Kubuntu 12.04.
    So should really be the same on Ubuntu 12.04.
    Try installing the medibuntu repo with muon - it 'protects' you by refusing to install it. I think you would need to click on 'Allow installation of untrusted packages'.
    I currently use both Synaptic (old habits die hard), and muon.

    Sorry, I mean that some of the packages pulled in by medibuntu, like libavcodec-extra 53, I was not able to install with default muon settings.
    Last edited: May 1, 2012
  3. Beavenburt

    Beavenburt Registered Member

    It was buggy as hell last time I tried kubuntu. However it works very well in 12.04. No complaints here.
  4. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

    i tried it yesterday on ubuntu pretty impress althoe synaptic is light and old fashion and great

    but one thing i dont know can be done by synaptic is download and save packages and then from pendrive use same for installing on other ubuntu's as well :)
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