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Old 05-21-2002
here is the info site for fink

# 9  
Old 05-22-2002
Network Great.

Sorry; I wasn't specific enough before. After fink is up and running, you can browse through the available packages. After typing "+" while a simple package, such as gzip, is selected, and then hitting return, fink takes you back to the main menu, with "Install" highlighted; hitting return here initiates the installation protocol, but the program doesn't actually install anything. How do you tell fink to install something? Note: I have a Masters Degree in techincal communication; the fink documentation is *NOT* good enough.
# 10  
Old 06-01-2002
chenly, I suppose you've used one of Fink's binary package installers. They are not very polished and I actually never use them.

Just use source compile and installation: 'fink install <package-name>', read 'man fink' and visit the online docs at http://fink.sourceforge.net

Bear in mind that compilation of the X11 stuff will take sometime, but you'll get used to it.

It's far easier that it sounds, there's even KDE support now!

# 11  
Old 06-01-2002
Lightbulb FinkCommander

FinkCommander is a Cocoa GUI for fink; it works great. BTW, I did eventually get fink running via CLI, but it's much easier to keep track of what it's doing graphically. Thanks, everyone!
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