Package categories

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These are the package categories for the Salix repositories (some of them might not be actually present, because there are no packages to place in yet):

a - The base system. Contains software to get up and running and have a text editor and basic communications programs

ap - Various applications that do not require the X Window System

d - Program development tools. Compilers, debuggers, interpreters, and man pages. It's all here

f - FAQs, HOWTOs, and other miscellaneous documentation

gnome - Applications and libraries from the Gnome project

games - Games :)

kde - KDE applications (depending on kdelibs)

l - Libraries

locale - Localisation Packages

lxde - LXDE packages

n - Networking programs. Daemons, mail programs, telnet, news readers, web servers and so on

t - teTeX document formatting system

tcl - Tcl/tk packages

x - X Window System packages

xap - Applications that require X to run

xfce - Xfce packages