Re: aptitude incompatible with synaptic?
On Tuesday 05 July 2005 10:09, Matthias Kaeppler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
(<[🔎] email@example.com>) wrote:
> Looks like those two programs don't really know what each other is
apt-get and Synaptic (and probably dselect, which I haven't used) don't know
about aptitude's "automatically/manually installed" package status.
> Does that mean I'm stuck to one apt frontend in Debian, once I
> have started using it?
(1) You can disable aptitude's desire to remove "unused" packages.
(2) You can mark, with aptitude, the packages you "manually" installed
with Synaptic (or apt-get) as being "manually" installed.
You're not stuck but switching to and from aptitude is more work than
switching between apt-get and Synaptic. (I took option (2) and now use