pull from the autoremove.

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sat Apr 18 00:46:00 UTC 2009

On 04/10/2009 02:15 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 04/09/2009 10:53 PM, Mihamina Rakotomandimby (R12y) wrote:
>> Hi all, Each time I apt-get somthing, I get this:
>> The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer
>> required: xscreensaver-gl openoffice.org-draw ... Use 'apt-get
>> autoremove' to remove them.
>> Ok, I understand. The problem is 'openoffice.org-draw' and several
>> others are something I need. How could I pick 'openoffice.org-draw'
>> and some others from that list and then run 'apt-get autoremove' with
>> just autoremoving the others?
>> Thank you. The fact that some usefull packages are listed in this
>> list prevents me from running 'apt-get autoremove'.
> That's actually a very good question... on that I don't know the answer
> to (yet). Mine (hardy) is showing:
> $ sudo apt-get install -f
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer
> required:
>   gimp-help-en libgtk2-ex-simple-list-perl language-support-writing-en
>   libpdf-api2-perl language-support-translations-en
>   openoffice.org-hyphenation-en-us thunderbird-locale-en-gb sane
>   openoffice.org-l10n-common gimp-help-common language-support-en
>   libgtk2-ex-podviewer-perl libpod-escapes-perl libtiff-tools
>   libio-stringy-perl djvulibre-bin openoffice.org-thesaurus-en-au
>   openoffice.org-hyphenation openoffice.org-thesaurus-en-us myspell-en-gb
>   myspell-en-us myspell-en-za openoffice.org-l10n-en-gb
>   openoffice.org-l10n-en-za openoffice.org-help-en-gb libconfig-general-perl
>   openoffice.org-help-en-us libpod-simple-perl
> Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

I finally got this sorted out _only_ by uninstalling and reinstalling
the packages.

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