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Re: apt-get question

On Sat, Feb 26, 2005 at 09:03:38PM -0500, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> Does any way exist to adjust apt-get so that both suggested and 
> recommended packages will be installed?

I was sure there was a switch on apt-get to cause it to display the
suggested and recommended packages, but there's nothing like that
listed in the apt-get or apt.conf man pages, so it may have been my

In any case, you may want to take a look at aptitude.  I've never
tried it myself, but I've seen it mentioned here in response to
similar questions in the past.

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