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Re: Anybody know why aptitude is not installed by default in Sid?

On Mon, Nov 02, 2015 at 08:45:27AM +0000, Joe wrote:
> Not in the base system, no, but I'd expect it to be included in any
> system which might be used by newcomers to Linux.

If a newcomer can't figure out apt-get install, then they'd probably be
better off with Ubuntu or Linux Mint.

Intelligent Googling will get you the answers to most things. :)

AFAIR, Debian has never been intended to be a distro for complete 
newcomers, so trying to get a hammer to bang in a screw can have
unfortunate consequences, which I propose is not to redesign the screw
to act more like a nail!

"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people
who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the 
oppressing." --- Malcolm X

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