Aptitude is a ["Ncurses"] based ["?FrontEnd"] to ["Apt"], the debian package manager. Since it is text based, it is ran from a terminal or a CLI (command line interface). Aptitude has a number of useful features, including:

aptitude is also Y2K-compliant, non-fattening, naturally cleansing, and housebroken.

Run

aptitude

Use

After running it, utilize:

Package

http://packages.debian.org/aptitude

Home page

See also

["apt.conf"] ["preferences"] ["sources.list"]