Manual fan spped control?

Nils Kassube kassube at
Fri Jun 18 14:16:03 UTC 2010

stan wrote:
> root at amanda:~# apt-get install fancontrol
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree       
> Reading state information... Done
> fancontrol is already the newest version.
> fancontrol set to manually installed.
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
> What does set to be manually installed mean?

I suppose it means that the package was installed as a dependency of 
another package. It would have been possible to remove that package with 
"apt-get autoremove" if there are no dependencies left, but now it is 
set to manually installed and will not be removed with "apt-get 

> A: Top-posting.
> Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?

To me it is even more annoying if people send me a copy of their list 


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