[apparmor] Installing apparmor-tools with zypper/yast (openSUSE 13.2): too many dependencies?

Robert Munteanu robert.munteanu at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 21:17:07 UTC 2015


On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 1:54 PM,  <s at schinger.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I don't know if this is the right way to ask for help, sorry. But can
> you please tell me if it is normal when installing apparmor-tools with
> zypper or yast under openSUSE 13.2, than there will be also hundreds
> (~250!) of further packages installed like Mesa, PackageKit,
> samba-client and many libraries? I can't get the point why they should
> be neccessary. It is a webserver which should NOT run samba etc. so how
> it would be possible (if so) to install apparmor WITHOUT this stuff
> (~300 Mb!) but only with the minimum needs for managing profiles?

This is most likely SUSE-specific, but IIRC apparmor-utils recommends
libnotify-send, to send desktop notifications.

The solution is to use zypper in --no-recommends for installing apparmor.



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