Aptitude installed by default on 13.10?

Andrew Starr-Bochicchio a.starr.b at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 16:19:05 UTC 2013

On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 8:21 AM, Dmitrijs Ledkovs
<dmitrij.ledkov at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> I beg to differ:
>> http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-faq/ch-pkgtools.en.html
>> Official Debian docs, section 8.1.3 - aptitude:
>> "Note that aptitude is the preferred program for daily package management
>> from console".
> Sure, that's why aptitude is seeded on ubuntu-server images, is in
> main and supported.

This is actually being debated over on debian-devel as we type. So
some piece of text from the Debian FAQ that simply hasn't been updated
in a long time doesn't trump anything.

The thread starts here:


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