aptitude-curses --version (return code: 0)
aptitude 0.7.4 compiled at Dec 9 2015 19:30:45 Compiler: g++ 5.3.1 20151207 Compiled against: apt version 5.0.0 NCurses version 6.0 libsigc++ version: 2.6.2 Gtk+ support disabled. Qt support disabled. Current library versions: NCurses version: ncurses 6.0.20160213 cwidget version: 0.5.17 Apt version: 5.0.0
aptitude-curses --help (return code: 0)
aptitude 0.7.4 Usage: aptitude [-S fname] [-u|-i] aptitude [options] <action> ... Actions (if none is specified, aptitude will enter interactive mode): install - Install/upgrade packages. remove - Remove packages. purge - Remove packages and their configuration files. hold - Place packages on hold. unhold - Cancel a hold command for a package. markauto - Mark packages as having been automatically installed. unmarkauto - Mark packages as having been manually installed. forbid-version - Forbid aptitude from upgrading to a specific package version. update - Download lists of new/upgradable packages. safe-upgrade - Perform a safe upgrade. full-upgrade - Perform an upgrade, possibly installing and removing packages. build-dep - Install the build-dependencies of packages. forget-new - Forget what packages are "new". search - Search for a package by name and/or expression. show - Display detailed information about a package. versions - Displays the versions of specified packages. clean - Erase downloaded package files. autoclean - Erase old downloaded package files. changelog - View a package's changelog. download - Download the .deb file for a package. reinstall - Download and (possibly) reinstall a currently installed package. why - Show the manually installed packages that require a package, or why one or more packages would require the given package. why-not - Show the manually installed packages that lead to a conflict with the given package, or why one or more packages would lead to a conflict with the given package if installed. Options: -h This help text. --no-gui Do not use the GTK GUI even if available. -s Simulate actions, but do not actually perform them. -d Only download packages, do not install or remove anything. -P Always prompt for confirmation of actions. -y Assume that the answer to simple yes/no questions is 'yes'. -F format Specify a format for displaying search results; see the manual. -O order Specify how search results should be sorted; see the manual. -w width Specify the display width for formatting search results. -f Aggressively try to fix broken packages. -V Show which versions of packages are to be installed. -D Show the dependencies of automatically changed packages. -Z Show the change in installed size of each package. -v Display extra information. (may be supplied multiple times). -t [release] Set the release from which packages should be installed. -q In command-line mode, suppress the incremental progress indicators. -o key=val Directly set the configuration option named 'key'. --with(out)-recommends Specify whether or not to treat recommends as strong dependencies. -S fname Read the aptitude extended status info from fname. -u Download new package lists on startup. (terminal interface only) -i Perform an install run on startup. (terminal interface only) This aptitude does not have Super Cow Powers.