[xubuntu-users] Alternative display managers that work with 14.10

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Fri Dec 5 18:58:39 UTC 2014

On Fri, 5 Dec 2014 18:41:06 +0000, Chris Green wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 05, 2014 at 06:43:50PM +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> >        "--no-install-recommends
> >            Do not consider recommended packages as a dependency for
> >            installing. Configuration Item: APT::Install-Recommends."
> > 
> Yes, but that only eliminates the few 'recommended' packages at the
> bottom, there's still a huge pile of irrelevance (I make it 121
> packages) that do get installed as dependencies of gdm.

You enabled suggested packages ;), it's not a default for Debian/Ubuntu.

Disable it:

Only disable "suggested"!

And run install with or without

Learn how to use the package management of the distro that is important
for your daily computer usage.

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