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Month: August 2020

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

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2020 05:47:14 -0400
Ken Heard composed on 2020-08-02 15:12 (UTC+0700):

> 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.

I quit apt-get when I discovered apt quite some years ago. For installing,
removing and purging since that discovery, I routinely use only apt. Aptitude I
use mostly for searching.
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