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Old 05-24-2009, 10:01 AM   #16
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why did you have me using sudo aptitude, rather than sudo apt-???
Some use aptitude, some people use apt-get.
Take a look at

An other option is to use synaptic, the GUI packetmanager.
Old 05-24-2009, 11:14 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by thedoctor818 View Post
That finally worked, thanks SO much. BYW, why did you have me using sudo aptitude, rather than sudo apt-???
I think there are about a zillion threads explaining the advantages of aptitude over apt-get in Debian based systems including threads on LinuxQuestions. About 10 seconds of googling
apt-get aptitude
will get you all the info you like.


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