Aptitude installed by default on 13.10?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Tue Apr 9 16:40:49 UTC 2013

On Tuesday, April 09, 2013 12:24:47 PM Brett Cornwall wrote:
> 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)

It is in no way a successor to apt.

Scott K

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