Lucid office trap

Koh Choon Lin 2choonlin at
Thu Sep 15 15:10:27 UTC 2011

> I guess I wasn't clear in my mind about how synaptic works, and did not know
> I also needed to "unmark all" before I continued tinkering.  Anyway, somehow
> something got installed or updated or such, and synaptic kept finding fault
> with everything I did -- mostly in the form of holding back some parts of
> openoffice that needed to be reinstated. Even with comparing old and new
> results of "dpkg --get-selections" I was not able to find what to remove
> (completely) that would get back to smooth running.  Eventually, after
> removing a few hundred packages with no joy, I threw in the towel and let
> libreoffice take over.

Synaptic has a history feature and an undo function.

Koh Choon Lin

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