Re: Mixing apt-get and aptitude
On Wed, 25 Aug 2010 15:16:44 -0400, Anticept . wrote:
>> I used to use either apt-get or aptitude to install packages. Is it OK
>> to do so?
>> I read  that it is not a good idea. Please comment.
>> . . .
> There is no reason that these two can't be mixed. Aptitude, however,
> keeps track of packages in which you have marked, and will automatically
> remove dependencies that are no longer needed. Check "man aptitude" for
> more information.
apt-get can keeps track of manual installed packages and dependencies one
as well. Check "man apt-get" for more information.
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