Originally Posted by catkin
Only if Synaptic uses aptitude
rather than apt-get
for its back end. I believe that it, like KPackage, still uses apt-get
A work around would be to rename apt-get
& replace it w/ a script that would translate all apt-get
calls into correct aptitude
commands. Most would be trivial, i.e exactly the same, but a few are likely different & the negative consequences need to be protected against. "All"
you'd need is a thorough understanding of the options available in BOTH commands.