apt-get: fix deps after a dist-upgrade with ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3

Jordon Bedwell jordon at envygeeks.com
Mon Aug 29 23:17:40 UTC 2011

On 08/29/2011 06:01 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 08/29/2011 02:21 PM, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
>> On 08/29/2011 04:06 PM, NoOp wrote:
>>> Sorry, I was testing Oneiric at the time I responded. gnome-panel has
>>> been moved to universe in 11.10:
>>> http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=gnome-panel
>> As for it not being reinstalled automatically, that sounds to me like it
>> could be a dependency issue, since gnome-session has it as a dependency
>> and so does Ubuntu desktop, I haven't played with 11.04 much so I would
>> have to get on my netbook to see if that is the case for 11.04 because I
>> refuse to use anything but LTS on my personal desktop. With the push to
>> Unity depends could have clearly changed drastically to minimise clutter
>> in post-install package management.
>> What does "apt-cache rdepends gnome-panel" tell you on 11.04?
> As I mentioned "Sorry, I was testing Oneiric at the time I responded".
> So I mistakenly stated that gnome-panel was not installed by default in
> Natty. It is not installed by default in Oneiric.

"how is it possible that gnome-panel isn't installed? when i installed
natty gnome-panel was installed." -- The OP

Your oops stupid moment does not solve his problem, and repeating your
statement does nothing more then try to take the mick of me... that
statement drew off yours onto his problem. I could care less if you
can't figure out what version of Ubuntu you are on... so you can stand
there upset thinking I was taking mick (when I wasn't at all) or you can
realise that I was attempting to help him figure out why gnome-panel was
not installed for him automatically because that is a problem that I am
interested in, I would like to know if it was a fluke, a problem with
ppa-purge or if there really is a dependency problem that needs to be

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