Aptitude installed by default on 13.10?

Clint Byrum clint at ubuntu.com
Tue Apr 9 20:01:44 UTC 2013

Excerpts from Robert Holtzman's message of 2013-04-09 12:20:40 -0700:
> On Tue, Apr 09, 2013 at 06:45:25PM +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
>          ........snip.......
> > 
> > just shipping it alongside would go against ubuntus policy of avoiding
> > duplication in default installs.
> Thereby removing one more user choice. Choice is one of the bedrocks of
> linux. Thanks guys. That's one of the main reasons I dumped ubuntu and
> went to debian.    

Who removed your choice?

Defaults are simply opinions, not rules. Install your divergent choices,
and be happy.

More information about the Ubuntu-devel-discuss mailing list