[xubuntu-users] xubuntu-desktop package installs gnome

Charlie Kravetz cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Thu Jun 5 14:21:41 BST 2008

On Mon, 2008-06-02 at 04:19 -0700, Ivo Jimenez wrote:
> I've been using xubuntu since dapper and I love it.
> I'm now using Hardy and I mistakenly uninstalled the xubuntu-desktop
> package. When I installing it again, aptitude automatically wanted to
> install gnome:
> $ sudo aptitude install xubuntu-desktop 
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree       
> Reading state information... Done
> Reading extended state information      
> Initializing package states... Done
> Building tag database... Done      
> The following NEW packages will be automatically installed:
>   alacarte capplets-data cdrdao deskbar-applet desktop-base
> evolution-data-server evolution-data-server-common gnome-about
> gnome-applets 
>   gnome-applets-data gnome-control-center gnome-desktop-data
> gnome-doc-utils gnome-media gnome-menus gnome-netstatus-applet
> gnome-panel 
>   gnome-panel-data gnome-session gnome-settings-daemon
> gnome-user-guide gnome-utils gromit gvfs gvfs-backends libao2
> libarchive1 libatspi1.0-0 
>   libcdio-cdda0 libcdio-paranoia0 libedata-book1.2-2 libedata-cal1.2-6
> libedataserverui1.2-8 libeel2-2 libeel2-data libegroupwise1.2-13 
>   libgdata-google1.2-1 libgdata1.2-1 libgnome-window-settings1
> libgnomevfs2-extra libgvfscommon0 libgweather-common libgweather1
> librarian0 
>   libxml2-utils menu menu-xdg metacity mousetweaks nautilus
> nautilus-cd-burner nautilus-data python-beagle python-fpconst
> python-gmenu 
>   python-soappy totem-common totem-gstreamer totem-mozilla
> totem-plugins totem-plugins-extra xdg-user-dirs xsltproc yelp
> Is this OK? How could I restore the xubuntu-desktop package? I want to
> have it for future consistent dist-upgrades.
> Thanks in advance!

Yes, this is OK. It is not installing Gnome, it is installing Gnome
packages and libraries that used by Xubuntu.

Good Luck,

Charlie Kravetz 
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