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Re: Using "--no-install-recommends" option of apt-get

Quoting Richard Owlett (2019-10-11 16:43:44)
> I'm attempting a *VERY CUSTOM* install of Buster.
> I did a plain CLI install with no apparent problem.
> I logged into the new system as root.
> I then attempted to do
> apt-get --no-install-recommends mate-desktop-environment ...list of 
> other programs...
> Error message was that it did not understand "--no-install-recommends" 
> in context.
> I've done this in previous releases without problems.
> What syntax have I forgotten?

You forgot to tell what you wanted to do: The subcommand "install"

Try this:

  apt-get --no-install-recommends install mate-desktop-environment

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