gz1[m]i am reading about **apt** vs **apt-get**... (full message at <https://libera.ems.host/_matrix/media/v3/download/libera.chat/432f188487424d6cd37d1f305ba089897725efb1>)15:45
gz1[m] * i am reading about **apt** vs **apt-get**... (full message at <https://libera.ems.host/_matrix/media/v3/download/libera.chat/b7e1f4dcaf5a1c5a367d891a4b44dc3e76f01aa5>)15:45
gz1[m]- sudo apt-get --purge remove packagename15:46
gz1[m]is unecessary?15:46
gz1[m]- sudo apt --purge remove packagename15:46
gz1[m]does the same thing?15:46
gz1[m] * - **sudo apt-get --purge remove packagename**15:47
gz1[m]is unecessary?15:47
gz1[m]- **sudo apt --purge remove packagename**15:47
gz1[m]does the same thing?15:47
Eickmeyer"apt" is more for doing regular tasks whereas "apt-get" is more for scripting. They do the same thing, but if you're just running from the command line, "apt" has a better user-facing frontend.15:48
gz1[m]Eickmeyer: got it!15:50
gz1[m]"apt-get" as you said is for complex commands and scripting.15:50
gz1[m]For general purpose command line usage apt is enough!15:50
gz1[m]why does this article have "apt-get". Old habits?15:50
EickmeyerMight even be an old article.15:51
gz1[m]June 8, 202215:53
gz1[m]old habits 😆15:53

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