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Re: Noob question - best way to install software

On Sat, 14 Apr 2007 18:00:02 -0400
Kamaraju S Kusumanchi <kamaraju@bluebottle.com> wrote:

> Douglas Allan Tutty wrote:
> > Curious:  what does apt-get do that aptitude non-interactive do; how
> > does the user's experience of each differ?  I thought that aptitude for
> > simple stuff a drop-in replacement for apt-get.
> > 
> sudo apt-get build-dep texmacs
> sudo apt-get source texmacs
> Replace texmacs with your favorite package name. More info on what the
> commands do can be read from the man page of apt-get. AFAIK, there are no
> aptitude equivalents for the above commands.
> hth
> raju

But we did find this for 'build-dep':



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