apt-get autoremove in edgy

Adam Miller maxamillion at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 00:15:59 UTC 2006

     I was being told that when autoremove was taking things out that their
xfce option at gdm wasn't usable anymore because it apparently took
everything with it. They said it lists each application one by one and not
just say its removing xubuntu-desktop.


On 11/2/06, Foxy <foxy at on-the-hill.me.uk> wrote:
> 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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