Aptitude installed by default on 13.10?

Brett Cornwall brettcornwall at lavabit.com
Tue Apr 9 16:24:47 UTC 2013

On 04/09/2013 12:17 PM, Alexandre Strube wrote:
> Why?

Because aptitude is the successor to apt-get, endorsed by the community 
that does all the packaging for this OS, is more stable, and has better 
dependency handling (indeed, promotes better dependency setting). It 
makes no sense to keep a less feature-rich and complete tool that has 
long been replaced. Space on the CD was the original reason (along with 
some canonical employee saying it was 'too complex' for some reason)

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