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Old 07-11-2008, 01:45 AM
Jonathan Jesse
 
Default Trying to remove samba on GG wants to remove Kubuntu-desktop

Sorry for toip posting phone makes it hard to bottom post.
Iif you remove the metapackage you will meed to reinstall it before using the upgrade manger to upgrade versions

-----Original Message-----
From: Nils Kassube <kassube@gmx.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2008 1:48 PM
To: kubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com
Subject: Re: Trying to remove samba on GG wants to remove Kubuntu-desktop

Willy K. Hamra wrote:
> Nils Kassube wrote:
> > You can remove kubuntu-desktop without loosing any installed program.
> > The package kubuntu-desktop is a meta-package which depends on all
> > packages needed to install the desktop.
>
> if kubuntu-desktop got removed, and he ran apt-get (or any other
> package program), won't he get a huge list of kubuntu-dekstop
> dependencies that were installed and are no longer needed, and would
> suggest he run "apt-get autoremove" to remove them? as far as i know,
> whenever i want to remove a program and all it's packages i remove the
> meta-package, and run "sudo apt-get autoremove". and maybe i'm wrong

While this may be true (I never tested it), you are not forced to
use "sudo apt-get autoremove".


Nils

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