apt-get autoremove in edgy

Foxy foxy at on-the-hill.me.uk
Thu Nov 2 23:28:25 UTC 2006

Adam Miller wrote:
> I haven't experienced this personally, but I had an unusual amount of 
> complaints today in irc and thought it should be brought up. Apparently 
> when installing xubuntu-desktop from another install (ubuntu, kubuntu, 
> or edubuntu) when the user attempts to "apt-get remove firefox" or 
> "apt-get remove thunderbird" it uninstalls all of xubuntu-desktop along 
> with it. I haven't verified this, but I thought I would bring it to the 
> attention of others.
> -Adam
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xubuntu-desktop is just a meta package... it's not a problem to remove 
it after xubuntu is installed. the only time it may be needed after that 
only when one does dist-upgrade to a next version of xubuntu...

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