Aptitude installed by default on 13.10?

Brett Cornwall brettcornwall at lavabit.com
Tue Apr 9 16:15:41 UTC 2013

On 04/09/2013 11:57 AM, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> ranting wont get you anywhere ...
That wasn't my intention.
> aptitude is not the recommended tool in ubuntu and never was (at least
> in the 9 years i work on ubuntu) ... if it is recommended anywhere that
> is definitely wrong and this recommendation should be adjusted to
> apt-get.
Please read the previous messages. I did not say in Ubuntu, I said in 
_Debian_. I'm trying to get it changed in Ubuntu. And are you seriously 
suggesting that _Ubuntu_ ask Debian to adjust the endorsed management tools?

<snipped for non sequitur>

> you could as well rant about the fact that we dont include dselect by
> default ... both are debian tools that arent used in an ubuntu default
> installation ...
I am arguing replacement of apt-get with aptitude, not about including 
an arbitrary package for the hell of it.

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