Aptitude installed by default on 13.10?
holtzm at cox.net
Thu Apr 11 19:01:06 UTC 2013
On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 11:39:30AM -0700, Robert Bruce Park wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 11:22:28AM -0700, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 09, 2013 at 07:33:23PM +0000, Alan Jhonn Aguiar Schwyn wrote:
> > > >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.
> > >
> > > Have aptitude is a plus, you don't remove any choice:
> > > if you want, do:sudo apt-get install aptitudeThe thing I hate is the proxy configuration for network..
> > > is very expensive to have the "apply to the whole system"???
> > > The actual behavior only sets the proxy for the current user,
> > > and when you try do: sudo ... you can't !!
> > You lost me. Could you clarify?
> I think Alan is referring to the inconsistent implementations of
> proxies in various packages. In particular, if he configures a proxy
> for his current user, no commands he runs as "sudo" will observe that.
> so if he's behind a proxy, nothing run under sudo can access the
> internet properly. It's a pain.
That clears it up. Thanks.
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