Re: switching from apt-get to aptitude
On Wed, 17 May 2006 14:59:26 +0200
"H. Wilmer" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Florian Kulzer wrote:
> > You cannot break anything
> > by using aptitude and apt-get together, but you will (partially)
> > neutralize many of the advantages of aptitude. Just think of
> > aptitude as a tool which integrates the functionality of
> > apt-get, apt-cache, etc. into one utility with an optional
> > ncurses-GUI and a broader repertoire for the resolution of
> > dependency problems.
> Hm, I tried aptitude and found that you won't know what's going on
> anymore and that it tries to do things to packages you won't want
> it to do and that it's impossible to prevent that and very
> difficult, if not impossible, to make it install the packages you
> want. When using it after a fresh install, it appears to leave
> you with a totally broken system.
> In other words: Aptitude just utterly sucked, so I went back to
Hmmm. I've been using it for 2 years and haven't found that to be
the case at all.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end
we become disguised to ourselves.
--Francois de la Rochefoucauld