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 Verbum sat sapienti.