Trouble with package management after using apt-mark

silver.bullet at zoho.com silver.bullet at zoho.com
Sun Sep 6 10:50:19 UTC 2015


On Sun, 06 Sep 2015 11:02:04 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
>hi,
>Am Samstag, den 05.09.2015, 18:00 +0200 schrieb silver.bullet at zoho.com:
>
>> 
>> [root at moonstudio weremouse]# apt-get dist-upgrade
>> --no-install-recommends
>> 
>> would install the linux packages, without installing grub, but then
>> recommended packages for other packages would be ignored too.
>
>try: apt-get upgrade to upgrade everything with the respective
>recommends, except the held back packages ... then apt-get dist-upgrade
>--no-install-recommends to install the held back packages without
>recommends ... 

That indeed would have worked too. Anyway, for the future I want to be
able not to use a workaround and using dummy packages seems to be the
only solution.




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