Re: aptitude synaptic gnome to be removed?
Jules Dubois <email@example.com> writes:
> (2) If you're an aptitude user:
> Make sure your system up-to-date with 'aptitude update && aptitude upgrade'.
> Then, as an unprivileged user, run 'aptitude' and press the 'g' key and see
> if it wants to do install and/or remove anything. Don't continue if you
> don't like the result; aptitude won't continue without the root password
I think this implies that the aptitude UI performs an implicit
Confirmed. I just ran "aptitude dist-upgrade" and nothing changed.
So, one answer to my original question--which was how you know when
you have to use dist-upgrade--is to use the aptitude UI consistently.
When packages need to be added or removed, they appear in the commit
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