oneidle at gmail.com
Sun Aug 1 16:25:18 UTC 2010
Good morning Larry!
apt-get autoremove Does not remove the installed programs, what it does
is remove the cached package files and cleans up. It is safe to run and
you will not lose any of your installed programs.
dpkg --configure -a APT will tell you to run that when something went
wrong with the install/configuration of a package.
On Sun, 2010-08-01 at 06:48 -0500, 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
> > 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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