package managers

Knapp magick.crow at
Wed Nov 26 15:19:25 GMT 2008

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 4:16 PM, Bruce Marshall <bmarsh at> wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 November 2008, Art Alexion wrote:
>> I don't think you have any problems mixing the package manager gui
>> programs.  You shouldn't mix apt-get and aptitude, but I think the
>> guis all use the same back end.
>> Can someone please confirm this and tell me whether the back end is
>> apti-get or aptitude.
> I use all four....  aptitude, synaptic, apt-get, and adept  without problems.
> I believe they all resolve down to   dpkg  at their depths....

I was shocked one day when I typed JUST sudo aptitude

Douglas E Knapp

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