[PD] installing pd via apt-get

IOhannes m zmölnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Sun Sep 22 08:59:14 CEST 2019

Am 21. September 2019 11:03:04 MESZ schrieb Roman Haefeli <reduzent at gmail.com>:
>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";

that is fine.

>APT::Install-Recommends "0";

but you shouldn't disable " recommends" by default.
doing this will most likely give you a system that lacks all the functionality you expect.

it is *really* meant for experts only!!!

you can of course use '--no-install-recommends' on a case-by-case basis.


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