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It think we are making this much hard than it could be.

They are 3 possible answer DEB, RPM or Neither.

So if you can detect you default to the right package.

If you cannot detect, are not sure you detected right, or you detect
something that does not use deb or rpm. You default to "select your

Also the source package in tar.gz need to be an option. Gentoo and
slackware users for example will probably want that choice.

If you are worried about people that don't know. Put a small link
above the box. "I need help selecting the right package!"
Set the link to display a box on hover.
"If you are using Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Linux Mint, Xandros, etc.
You should try the .deb package"
"If you are using Red hat, CentOS, Fedora, Suse, OpenSuse, Mandriva
etc. You should try the .deb package"
"If you are using Gentoo, Mandrake or another distribute you may want
to use the source package.

(People usually at least know which distro they have. It's usually
pretty clear because of the big  bright logo at boot. :) )

This can be followed by the language selection box.

Then by 2 checkboxes.


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