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Old October 17th, 2013, 04:03 PM   #1268 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mikedt View Post
In all the years of using Linux myself, I've never had to do a force install. Most things I just install from the repos, and what I need is generally there, installs and works without problem. In fact I didn't even know the apt-get install -f switch existed. Occasionally I've compiled software from source code and installed them that way. The sudo password verification thing doesn't really bother me, because I'm not actually installing, removing, hacking and tweaking things very often. I'm mostly using it productively and for entertainment purposes.
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