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Which methods of installing software do you prefer?

Survey period: 31 Jan 2022 to 7 Feb 2022

Anyone else miss "Please insert the disk: 10"? I thought not.

OptionVotes% 
Download an installer, double click. Done.60083.92
Let the OS tools manage the installation via an app-store15521.68
Download a container (eg docker pull)496.85
Command line tools (eg apt-get)16022.38
Download the binary directly and move it into place16723.36
Downloading the source, building and moving it into place myself598.25
Installing from physical media8712.17
Getting someone else to do it for me425.87
Other111.54
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

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GeneralMissing option PinPopular
Gary Wheeler1-Feb-22 3:03
MemberGary Wheeler1-Feb-22 3:03 
GeneralRe: Missing option Pin
PSU Steve1-Feb-22 5:33
professionalPSU Steve1-Feb-22 5:33 
GeneralPortable Version Pin
Jacquers31-Jan-22 21:38
MemberJacquers31-Jan-22 21:38 
GeneralRe: Portable Version Pin
den2k8831-Jan-22 22:21
professionalden2k8831-Jan-22 22:21 
GeneralCould we have a survey on most disliked options next? Pin
Dan Neely31-Jan-22 4:27
MemberDan Neely31-Jan-22 4:27 
GeneralRe: Could we have a survey on most disliked options next? Pin
matblue2521hrs 43mins ago
Membermatblue2521hrs 43mins ago 
GeneralDepends on the situation Pin
Simon_Whale31-Jan-22 0:55
professionalSimon_Whale31-Jan-22 0:55 
GeneralWhy the heck... Pin
Sander Rossel31-Jan-22 0:23
professionalSander Rossel31-Jan-22 0:23 
GeneralRe: Why the heck... Pin
obermd1-Feb-22 4:27
Memberobermd1-Feb-22 4:27 
GeneralRe: Why the heck... Pin
Sander Rossel1-Feb-22 5:01
professionalSander Rossel1-Feb-22 5:01 
GeneralSometimes ... Pin
Amarnath S30-Jan-22 21:30
professionalAmarnath S30-Jan-22 21:30 
GeneralDepends on the software PinPopular
Mike (Prof. Chuck)30-Jan-22 19:50
professionalMike (Prof. Chuck)30-Jan-22 19:50 
GeneralRe: Depends on the software Pin
Nelek30-Jan-22 22:37
protectorNelek30-Jan-22 22:37 

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