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Re: Recommended way to upgrade from Sarge to Etch

On Jan 2, 2008 5:43 PM, Jonathan Wilson <jw@mailsw.com> wrote:
> Is this still the recommended way to upgrade from Sarge to Etch?:
> http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/release-notes/ch-upgrading.en.html
> That page makes it out like using aptitude is somehow better than apt-get.
> I've never used aptitude, only apt-get, I'm quite comfortable with all the
> apt-* tools. It apt-get dist-upgrade just as good?

Either will work, aptitude accepts all the same commands and
configurations as apt-get AFAIK, though aptitude is also the
replacement for the old-skool dselect system as well:  It's kind of a
Apt Army Knife.

Paul Johnson

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