Re: mutilated menus
> the same scenario trying to upgrade X on a couple Debian machines. It
> seems that dpkg --remove doesn't do as complete a job as dpkg --purge.
> It would seem that --remove leaves some scripts/data/info behind that
> may make subsequent reinstalls skip installing some files from within a
> package, maybe it thinks they are already there. --purge seems to wipe
That's the point actually. So you don't have to make your choices all over
again. Really, it's not a bug, it's a featureTM.
> the slate completely clean. At any rate, KDE 3.0.2 is now working
> wonderfully. Thanks for your help!
Seems like the upgrade should take care
of this better. That is, if the upgrade needs to do a purge, it should do
it automatically. I wonder how to report/fix this.
I'm glad that things are working.