Installing .deb packages with apt-get

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Mon May 21 21:39:08 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-05-21 at 15:01 -0500, Christofer C. Bell wrote:
> While I can't explain the behavior you are describing, apt-get install
> will not prompt you for a Y/N confirmation if you are installing a
> single physical package.  The confirmation was given on the command
> line when you hit ENTER.  It is only when apt-get install is
> fulfilling dependancy requirements (and thus installing mutiple
> physical package at once) that you will be prompted for a Y/N
> response. 

Yes, we have cleared that up :) He has installed the package "kde",
which has numerous dependencies that should trigger a confirmation

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