[Aptitude-devel] Bug#592836: hotkey for adding package without "recommends" list?

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 18:41:57 UTC 2016

Hi Harald,

2010-08-13 08:17 Harald Dunkel:
>Package: aptitude
>Version: 0.6.3-3
>Severity: wishlist
>It would be nice to have separate hotkeys to install a
>package with our without the recommended packages.
>Changing this in the preferences again and again is
>pretty painful.
>Maybe the '&' could be used to ignore the recommended
>packages, while '+' includes all recommended packages
>as before.

Perhaps the barely visible 'I' can be used for this, I don't know how
well it works in practice.

(It probably should be added to menus and maybe needs better

Also, you can use '+' and then selectively remove/purge the Recommends
planned to be installed, I think that it shuold work fine, and in most
cases would be less taxing than editing the file.

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <manuel.montezelo at gmail.com>

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