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NoOp glgxg at
Thu Jun 26 15:57:00 UTC 2008

On 06/26/2008 08:34 AM, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> hi,
> Am Donnerstag, den 26.06.2008, 08:21 -0700 schrieb NoOp:
>> sudo apt-get build-dep ubuntu-desktop
> ugh, dont !
> unless you want to recompile desktop packages  ...
> build dep only pulls in tons of -dev packages you dont need ...
> the xfree tarballs very likely also overwrote x libraries, look at
> dereks command it seems to best cover all xorg packages ...
> ciao
> 	oli

Thanks again Oli. Then I misunderstood man apt-get:

build-dep causes apt-get to install/remove packages in an attempt to
satisfy the build dependencies for a source package.

I was thinking that would pull in any missing dependencies that may have
been removed from the XFree86 attempt.

Would this be a better choice?

sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get install -f
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get reinstall ~ixorg
sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop

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