Daniel 'MaTachi' Jonsson

Why Aptitude Is Superior To Apt-Get

Yesterday I was messing around in the terminal and googeling for cool and useful commands. I had seen the command aptitude being mentioned a few times before in forum threads and such, but I had never tried to use it myself. However, yesterday I did try use it didn’t take long time until I realised how superior it’s to apt-get.

Instead of ranting about what it does better than the other myself, I will link to an article from 2007 that describes everything very well: