blchupin at iinet.net.au
Sun Aug 1 12:07:16 UTC 2010
On 01/08/2010 21:48, Larry Shields wrote:
> 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
> *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...
Why don't you have a look, in a terminal, at 'man dpkg'?
If nothing happens, nothing can go wrong.
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