Most Used Commands

S. Dale Morrey sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Fri Jun 28 00:39:09 MDT 2013


Ok dumb question, but is there a difference between aptitude and apt-get?
They seem to work equally well.  Why would you choose one over the other,
except when performing a copy/pasta?


On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 12:32 AM, Eric Wald <eswald at brainshell.org> wrote:

> On Jun 27, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 11:15 AM, Dave Smith <dave at thesmithfam.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Markedly absent from my list: emacs.
> > >
> > >
> > That doesn't say much. I use emacs all the time--but you'll rarely see it
> > in my history. I launch one instance (now in my xsession--so window
> manager
> > does it for me) and use it forever.
>
> I do the same thing, but with vim and ipython.  But for my most commonly
> unique commands, on my most frequently used box:
>
>    3334 git
>    1438 ls
>     879 less
>     654 ack
>     568 cd
>     543 grep
>     458 cat
>     410 hg
>     361 nosetests
>     323 mv
>     294 rm
>     260 python
>     250 echo
>     221 sudo
>     209 man
>     185 aptitude
>     165 for
>     140 ssh
>     127 mkdir
>     103 diff
>
> Among those sudo commands:
>
>      61 aptitude
>      24 apt-get
>      19 service
>      17 cat
>      12 ls
>       9 mv
>       8 cp
>       7 rm
>       5 chgrp
>       4 ln
>
> And yes, I use for loops on the command line.  I'm more surprised by the
> rm lines; I don't think of myself as that destructive.
>
> - Eric
>
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