[ubuntu-studio-users] apt vs apt-get

Martin Hammerchmidt martin.hammerchmidt at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 21:27:02 UTC 2016


Personally, I'm using apt all time. As a user I think it's easier to learn
apt to newcomer. But technically I have no idea which one is better.
If wikis are slowly switching to apt as you said, maybe the best choice is
to keep "apt". In a few years, apt will be everywhere maybe.


2016-08-22 23:17 GMT+02:00 Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net>:

> Hi,
> as of today I'm member of “Ubuntu Wiki Editors” team.
> When editing Ubuntu Studio wikis, should we stay with apt-get or
> already use apt?
> The file list of precise [1] doesn't provide /usr/bin/apt but as of
> trusty [2] /usr/bin/apt is available and it already is the official
> recommended Ubuntu command line tool for package management.
> For Ubuntu wikis in general apt-get is more likely recommended, but some
> documentation already switched to apt. For other Ubuntu wikis I'll stay
> with apt-get, but IMO it make more sense to use apt for Ubuntu Studio.
> Or should we stay with apt-get? Regarding upstart vs systemd, I will
> describe both ways, how to manage services, for all Ubuntu related
> wikis.
> All subscribers be encouraged to join the “Ubuntu Wiki Editors” team,
> too.
> At https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-wiki-editors the box on the right
> side, provides a "Join the team"-link. For those with knowledge about
> Linux, English might not be the native language, so regarding the form
> of words proofread and correction is useful when done by inexperienced
> Linux users, too.
> Regards,
> Ralf
> [1]
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/amd64/apt/filelist
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise-updates/amd64/apt/filelist
> [2]
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/amd64/apt/filelist
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty-updates/amd64/apt/filelist
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