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Old 11-30-2013, 03:09 PM   #16
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As a Slackware user I do it all the time, with Slackbuilds.org scripts or with just building packages myself to check out software that isn't in the official repo.
 
Old 11-30-2013, 05:04 PM   #17
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I'm interested to know what Arch has that Debian doesn't -- Debian being "the distribution with the most packages".
Not to be taken literally, I just meant I was able to install packages that is available in the Arch repos so far, but that could change one day when I need that certain package and I would have to resort to getting the sources outside the Arch repos.

There's no denying debian has the most packages.

Anyway, good replies from everyone here. Keep up the great work.
 
Old 12-01-2013, 06:33 AM   #18
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I forgot about Opera because I hardly use it but I do have that on my desktop also.
 
Old 12-01-2013, 11:41 AM   #19
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On a side note Opera has become one heck of a good browser in the last 6 months or so.
 
Old 12-01-2013, 11:43 AM   #20
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Not to be taken literally, I just meant I was able to install packages that is available in the Arch repos so far, but that could change one day when I need that certain package and I would have to resort to getting the sources outside the Arch repos.

There's no denying debian has the most packages.

Anyway, good replies from everyone here. Keep up the great work.
Sorry, I missed this reply. I was asking purely out of interest as I had read Debian has the most packages but I know to not always believe what I read.
 
Old 12-05-2013, 04:20 PM   #21
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Only when I need to. For example vmware player and virtualbox
 
Old 12-06-2013, 11:53 AM   #22
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If I'm actually going to add something to my Slackware system, I almost always use packages I find in SlackBuilds. __BUT__ I like to play around building software just to see if I can. If you count those times, then I use more 'nonrepo' than 'repo'.
 
  


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