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I've bought a new netbook with MeeGo preinstalled. Surprisingly I didn't find any apt-get there.

sudo apt-get: command not found

I need to install apt-get somehow 0_o

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meego != ubuntu –  Rinzwind Aug 13 '11 at 8:12
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Meego uses the RPM Package Manager (like Fedora does) instead of dpkg that Ubuntu uses. So to install software :

yum install yourPackage
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please answer me shortly: 1)is MeeGo a Fedora? 2)That means I can't use sudo. How to use root? 3)Can I use soft for Debian? 4)What are the major differences between Fedora and Debian? –  Dan Aug 13 '11 at 8:22
    
sorry, I was in panic ))). It looks like MeeGo is Debian and uses sudo and all other stuff. Still I can't run sudo yum install apt-get –  Dan Aug 13 '11 at 8:32
    
Meego is not a Fedora spin (but Fedora made a spin based on Meego). You can use sudo. You would need to recompile Debian software (most popular software have a .rpm download). You'll need to read on internet for the differences between fedora and Debian (The biggest difference probably is the package systems) –  danjjl Aug 13 '11 at 8:36
    
Meego is not Debian based but has a Linux Kernel so yes sudo works. And no you can't install apt-get (it can't use .deb) –  danjjl Aug 13 '11 at 8:38
    
You should ask your questions here : forum.meego.com –  danjjl Aug 13 '11 at 8:39
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On Meego you can use zypper or yum:

 yum install example   

Or

 zypper install example  
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what are the differences between yum and zypper? –  Dan Aug 13 '11 at 8:23
    
sudo yum install apt-get shows there is no package apt-get –  Dan Aug 13 '11 at 8:27
    
I was trying to say that you should use this instead of apt-get. –  desgua Aug 13 '11 at 14:20
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