change from apt-get to aptitude

Derek Broughton derek at
Tue Apr 21 15:23:22 UTC 2009

Kogler Johannes wrote:

> Thanks for your answers.
>> Check the man page - I believe it's aptitude unmarkauto packagename
> aptitude unmarkauto seems not to solve this problem. "aptitude
> --simulate unmarkauto bc" tries to remove the package bc anyway.

That's not the same thing.  --simulate says not to do _anything_, and isn't
smart enough to figure out what it would actually do _if_ some of the
instructions it is simulating were actually run.

You can use "--schedule", I believe, and then "--simulate" and it should

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