Bug#758411: d-i manual: aptitude is no longer the recommended package management tool
IMO aptitude is no longer the recommended package management tool.
AFAIK the release-notes for example now recommend apt-get (for dist-upgrades
Probably the following patch should be applied.
Holger Wansing <firstname.lastname@example.org>
--- en/using-d-i/modules/apt-setup.xml (Revision 69238)
+++ en/using-d-i/modules/apt-setup.xml (Arbeitskopie)
@@ -24,8 +24,7 @@
Other front-ends for package management, like <command>aptitude</command>
and <command>synaptic</command>, are also in use.
These front-ends are recommended for new users, since they integrate
some additional features (package searching and status checks)
-in a nice user interface. In fact, <command>aptitude</command> is now the
-recommended utility for package management.
+in a nice user interface.