Autoremove ?

Larry Shields larryesu at
Sun Aug 1 11:48:45 UTC 2010

On 08/01/2010 06:38 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 01/08/2010 21:27, Larry Shields wrote:
>> *Well it seems that for some reason, when I finished installing a few
>> files, it told me to use the autoremove using apt-get...
>> So when I did that it wanted to remove one heck of alot of the
>> programs that I have installed, and I do not want to loose those at all...
>> *
> Why not?
> Why don't you want to "loose [sic] them"?
> If apt-get, or even Update Manager, is telling you that they are not
> required anymore, why do you want to keep them?
>> *Now it will not let me do any install, for it wants me to use the
>> auto remove...
>> *
> It's probably doing this because the programs which you want to keep
> will conflict with upgrades.
> So, the question is: why do you want to keep those you told should be
> removed?
> BC
*No it is not just wanting to just remove just one program...

I was now just tring something else, it told me do this dpkg --configure -a
So now, it is removing tons of things, KINO, fonts, just to man a few 
sinceit is going so fast, but hundreds of stuff...

I am now waiting for it to finish, yet I have a feeling after I reboot, 
it will never come back the same as it was...


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