[PD] installing pd via apt-get

Roman Haefeli reduzent at gmail.com
Sat Sep 21 11:03:04 CEST 2019

On Sat, 2019-09-21 at 10:46 +0200, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> apt-get install --no-install-recommends --no-install-suggests
> puredata
> On Debian, the default configuration is to install recommended
> packages, but not suggested ones. On Ubuntu Studio, I don't know what
> the default is, but it seems that on your box suggested packages are
> installed, too (which I - personally - find annoying). 
> To change the default settings, please check here:

Sorry, I don't think this link from 2012 is that useful anymore. My

I put this into /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99norecommends:

APT::Install-Suggests "0";
APT::Install-Recommends "0";

Tested on Debian Buster/Stretch and Ubuntu 18.04.

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