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Old 06-30-2008, 02:38 PM   #1
sjoelinder
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Dont get Yast starting?


Uhm. Well. I've just installed Linux Mint 5.0 Elyssa. It's my very first meeting with Linux, But well let's get to the point

I wanted to install grapich drivers from nvidia and on their site they say i must use something called Yast. But the problem is that i don't seem to find Yast on my computer. Maybe I'm missing it but well? Please someone answer
Prefer they How-To-Do-For-Idiots verison =P
Thanks alot if you help me and I hope I start to understand this OS (:
 
Old 06-30-2008, 03:09 PM   #2
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They say on the website that this distribution is based on Ubuntu (Hardy) - which in turn is based on Debian.
The package format these distributions use is called .deb
The package-management is done via apt - the GUI-frontend is called Synaptic.

Yast is only (AFAIK) used in Suse - a distribution which uses .rpm packages.

I suggest you read some of the documentation for Mint as well as for Ubuntu - it is quite extenive and good.
 
  


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