Re: aptitude keeps trying to replace my vim-gtk and ftpd
Jeff Rasmussen(firstname.lastname@example.org) is reported to have said:
> Aptitude shows automatically installed packages with a 'A' on the left
> side of the screen. If you highlight bluefish and press '+' you will
> change the package to install which will 'manually' install your
> If you use aptitude to install gnome-desktop, a lot of other packages
> will automatically be installed (the rules are more liberal than
> apt-get). When you select gnome-desktop to delete it will delete all
> of the automatically installed packages. This behavior is
Opps. I should have mentioned that I was using the command line.
aptitude install java-package java-common
when it tried to uninstall bluefish and 7 other packages.
I knew about the 'A' but did not customize aptitude to automaticaly
delete any files.
Thanks for the reminder Jeff.
"You can't make a program without broken egos."