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Month: August 2020

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

From: Felmon Davis <moelmoel2714@...>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2020 21:59:06 +0200 (CEST)
On Sun, 2 Aug 2020, Felix Miata wrote:

> 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.

simply would like to know what the advantage is for you in apt?

I use apt-get from habit but out of ignorance more than anything else 
I don't know of a reason to change.

Felmon Davis

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