ttf-punjabi-fonts: Unable to remove package

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Mar 5 13:01:49 UTC 2008

Alex Janssen wrote:

> Wim Delvaux said the following on 03/02/2008 07:30 PM:
>> Package: ttf-punjabi-fonts
>> Version: 1:0.5.0-0ubuntu1
>> Severity: minor
>> I do not need these fonts (all other ttf-...-fonts of special languages).
>> I can easily remove the package .
>> but for some reason the package is being reinstalled upon every update.
>> I presume that some packages require it ?

# apt-cache rdepends PACKAGE

will show what depends on PACKAGE.  It appears likely it's openoffice that's
causing it to be reinstalled.

> Try installing dfontmgr from synaptic.  Maybe you can delete and add as
> you please from there.

That wouldn't prevent downloading the package .debs.

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