Trying to remove samba on GG wants to remove Kubuntu-desktop

Nigel Henry cave.dnb2m97pp at
Thu Jul 10 17:31:35 UTC 2008

On Thursday 10 July 2008 19:09, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Nigel Henry wrote:
> > Well this is a bit weird. I don't use MS Windows, so don't need Samba,
> > and being on dialup, Samba updates are not needed. So I open synaptic,
> > and check remove samba-common. Now I'm told that kubuntu-desktop, and
> > smbclient are going to be removed. Now I've no problems with smbclient
> > being removed, but why the hell does removing samba, also want to
> > remove my desktop.
> You can remove kubuntu-desktop without loosing any installed program. The
> package kubuntu-desktop is a meta-package which depends on all packages
> needed to install the desktop.
> Nils

Apologies for my paranoia. I seriously thought that I was going to lose the 
desktop. The only thing installed now is libsmbclient, and updated, but I'll 
soon get rid of that.

Thanks for your help, and quick reply.


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