apt now installs recommends by default

Przemysław Kulczycki przemekkulczycki at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 19:58:16 BST 2008

Dustin Kirkland pisze:
> Hmm, is there an option to apt-get to "not install recommends", even
> if installing "recommends" is now the default behavior?
> Some people with very small machines (like 1-2GB flash disks) rely on
> installing a bare minimal ubuntu (via mini.iso + CLI install), and
> then using apt-get to create super-trimmed down systems.
> My sniff testing shows that I won't be able to do this anymore, if all
> recommended packages are pulled in.

Yes, there is. As Michael has written, you can just run:
sudo apt-get install --fix-policy --no-install-recommends

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