no I don't want to uninstall everything!

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Wed Apr 1 19:34:11 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 01 April 2009 2:37:29 pm Phlip wrote:
> > The following packages will be REMOVED:
> > 
> >    abakus{u} aqbanking-tools{u} asymptote{u} asymptote-doc{u} barcode{u} 
> > basket{u} context{u} creox{u} cscope{u} dblatex{u} dvipdfmx{u} dvipng{u} 
> > exuberant-ctags{u} feynmf{u}
> To anyone who finds this message in the archives:
> I converted that ridiculous list of items to remove into a list of items to 
> install (by taking out all the linefeeds and {u}s), and ran aptitude install 
> all of them simultaneously. The installer looks stable now...

Maybe what you wanted to install wanted to remove a meta-package that pulled 
all of those in, and since it was a meta-package, they were all marked as 
"automatically installed" so by you doing that you changed them to manually 
installed (which dont get autoremoved).

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo
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