THis got moved off-list accidently... summarizing below for posterity
On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 01:25:10PM +0200, Paul Csanyi wrote:
> Andrew Sackville-West <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 08:47:10AM +0200, Paul Csanyi wrote:
> >> Hello!
> >> My System is Debian GNU/Linux Etch and Half.
> >> I have installed flashplugin-nonfree and it works well with iceweasel
> >> so far.
> > ...
> >> I can't to purge nor remove flashplugin-nonfree with aptitude.
> >> Aptitude hangs at this task.
> >> What can I do to solve this problem?
> >> Any advices will be appreciated!
> > Paul , please provide details of what happens when you attempt to
> > remove aptitude. Preferably, copy and paste the console output
> > including the initial command line used.
> $ sudo aptitude remove aptitude
> give to me an error message about that that tasksel is a broken
I so totally didn't mean to remove aptitude. I meant to post the exact
command and output of the purge command. d'oh.
> After I remove aptitude and tasksel and install these again (with
> apt-get), I can to remove flashplugin-nonfree and install it again.
> Now iceweasel works fine.
alls well that ends well.