Thanks for aptitude...
A while ago, aptitude was the recommended tool for the upgrade to
Sarge and that suggests the obvious. That prompted my switch from
apt-get. Recently, I upgraded to a 0.4.x release of aptitude, which
featured a wonderful (albeit imperfect, as some bug reports have
shown) problem solver (for lack of a better name), making a great tool
By the way, is there a problem of abandoning dependency on APT? There
have been some problems blamed on this relationship -- "That must be a
bug in APT!"; "No, I'm sure it's an aptitude problem".