Avoid recommended packages on Debian

So apt-get does install the recommended packages automatically. While I can understand this I personally think it’s a bit annoying when you want to keep your system clean. Just add this to /etc/apt/apt.conf:

APT::Install-Recommends "0";
APT::Install-Suggests "0";

And here we go…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Captcha (enter your response as a number and not as a word, for instance 42 instead of forty-two) * seventy − sixty three =