[ubuntu-uk] package removal.

Robert McWilliam rmcw at allmail.net
Wed Oct 10 12:52:13 BST 2007


On Wed, 10 Oct 2007 12:38:21 +0100, "norman" <norman at littletank.org>
said:
> 
> > > However, I am still puzzled. How can a package which I have removed
> > > reappear all by itself?
> > >
> > > Norman
> > If the plugin depends on the version of Gimp that you removed, dpkg 
> > would reinstall it as a (reverse) dependency...
> 
> I am not very computerate, obviously, but from where did dpkg get the
> package?

apt will download packages from the repositories to satisfy
dependencies. 
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