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    Re: Why must apt fall short of the mark? (Score: 2)
    by arcterex on Wednesday, June 13 @ 00:48:54 BST

    Wouldn’t a better solution be to build a ‘better’ dselect? I’ve played with aptitude/deity and it’s, well, not as easy as dselect 🙂 Course, I’ve grown up with dselect and feel very comfortable in it. Wouldn’t it make more sense if dselect was made better while apt-get remained a command line tool?


    To be honest I wouldn’t object to a –recommends/suggests option as well, but 99% of the time I use apt-get to install a specific package, and dselect to search for new ones, and quite enjoy the recommands/suggests it gives.


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