APT Is Nagging Me To Remove Things I Don't Want To Remove

Mike Leone turgon at mike-leone.com
Sat Jan 26 17:43:19 GMT 2008

Derek Broughton wrote:

>> I guess I could just ignore it, but why does it want to remove all those
>> packages?
> Because they're marked as Autoinstalled.

Can you expand ?. So they're marked as "AutoInstalled"; that doesn't 
explain (to me) why that means that now they can be deleted.

> the first place.  That said, passing that entire list to "aptitude
> unmarkauto" would fix aptitude.

Had no idea that aptitude had an "unmarkauto" option ...

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