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Re: [vox-tech] Apt-get vs. Dselect
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Re: [vox-tech] Apt-get vs. Dselect

On Fri 11 Mar 05, 10:11 AM, Bob Scofield <rscofield@afes.com> said:
> On Friday 11 March 2005 09:54, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > On Fri 11 Mar 05,  9:44 AM, Mark K. Kim <lugod@cbreak.org> said:
> > > `dselect` is a TUI front-end to `apt-get`.
> > >
> > > Rick Moen recommends using `aptitude` instead of `dselect` but I just
> > > can't get used to the interface.
> >
> > That's because you're not using it the right way.  :-)  Try doing whatever
> > you normally do with apt-get, but do "s/apt-get/aptitude/g".  In other
> > words:
> All I know is that I was overwhelmed by aptitude.  I'm told to put a + or - 

No, no, no.  You didn't read my email.

Do this:

   aptitude install gworldclock

Now do this:

   aptitude remove gworldclock

If you actually do this example (as opposed to just reading), you'll
understand very quickly.

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