ubuntu 12.04 LTS how to avoid GRUB update‏

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Thu Jan 14 10:47:14 UTC 2016

Am Mittwoch, den 13.01.2016, 13:00 +0100 schrieb Ralf Mardorf:
> On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 12:41:35 +0100, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> >use:
> >sudo apt-get purge grub-common
> >
> >that should remove 
> >grub-gfxpayload-lists, grub-pc, grub-pc-bin and grub2-common
> >alongside ... there are no reverse dependencies on them ... bootloaders
> >arent required packages in ubuntu at all, just rip it out (people can
> >use lilo if they want ;) ... or PXE, like you do ... or whatever else
> >works for them)
> The package  linux-image  recommends the package  grub-pc  ,
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/linux-image-3.8.0-44-generic.
> Wouldn't a linux-image package dist-upgrade, aka smart upgrade install
> it, assumed the OP's apt is set up to install recommended packages?
nope, see my other mail, removed recommends are gone for good until you
manually re-install them, no automated process will pull them back in.


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