This recipe uses the
aptitude frontend to find and install the
There are a number of frontends for the Advance Package Tool (
apt) that provide a feature-rich user interface. Behind the scenes, these frontends still call the
apt-get command and the
apt-cache command. However, they combine the functionality of all the
apt tools into a single user interface.
If you do not already have the
aptitude application installed on your Raspberry Pi, use the instructions in the previous recipe (Installing a package) to install the
aptitude software package and its dependencies.
After completing this recipe, you will be able to use the
aptitude application to find and install software packages.