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Re: Remove unwanted, orphaned files and dependencies

On 2014-06-01, Joe <joe@jretrading.com> wrote:
> Other than that, it is a matter of personal preference. Aptitude has
> a command-line text mode and an interactive text-graphics mode, apt-get
> is older and is purely text. Aptitude merges various tools under one
> command, apt-get, apt-cache and others make up a small suite to do
> (roughly) the same jobs. If you have a GUI installed, Synaptic is also
> an option.

Actually what "Debian" has to say concerning the prickly matter of
package management tool choice is the following:

 Note that apt-get now installs recommended packages as default and is
 the preferred program for package management from console to perform
 system installation and major system upgrades for its robustness.


 Note that aptitude is the preferred program for daily package
 management from console. 


I use apt for everything myself. 

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