zealot- you should run linux, LinuxIsPerfect and you dont need to use the command line any more.
typical linux stuff happens, but victim somehow manages to prevail
victim- how can i install the latest vlc.
zealot- sudo apt-get install vlc.
victim- but the version in the repository is outdated
zealot- download the source, ConfigureMakeMakeIntstall™
victim runs ConfigureMakeMakeIntstall™ and it spews out errors about not having several thousand dependencies
victim- i ran the magic ConfigureMakeMakeIntstall™ but it failed
zealot- LinuxIsPerfect so you must be an idiot, and you shouldn’t really be using a computer anyway
Most linux dostro come wih a package manager tied to a repository to mask the ugly face of software installation under linux. However, try and compile anything outside of the restricted repository, and one thing will immediately become
when you compile software under linux you ARE the package manager