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Re: [trinity-users] Apt-get or aptitude to install the TDE?

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2020 10:37:13 +0200
Anno domini 2020 Sun, 2 Aug 15:12:13 +0700
 Ken Heard scripsit:
> I note that in the instructions for installing TDE R14.0.8 say to run as
> root the following:
> apt-get update
> aptitude install TDE-trinity
> I am confused by the fact that two different installation applications are
> used here, apt get and aptitude. It was always my understanding that those
> two apps should not be mixed because they are not compatible.  I have
> always used apt for all the desktops I ever had including for installing
> TDE and never had any problem.
> Is aptitude better for TDE than apt? I would prefer to use apt because that
> is what I plan to use for installing Debian Buster on a couple of desktops
> in the near future.
> Ken Heard

You can mix both. They basicly differ in the resloving algorithm which comes in when you do a dist upgrade: depending on the dependency tree either apt-get or aptitude will give you a more plesent solution. Just try both and pick the solution that best fits your needs.


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