Danie Roux

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Using GNU Stow to manage source installs

August 7th, 2005 · 1 Comment · general

Installing packages from source used to be the only way to get software onto your Linux box. SLS was the first real Linux distribution, but I believe Slackware was the first to offer package management, with Debian to offer the first package management with dependency resolution. Since then, source installs became a problem. Installing your [...]

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