Re: aptitude wants to remove these. Do I need them?
On Wed, 2007-07-04 at 14:07 -0400, Kamaraju S Kusumanchi wrote:
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> My rule of thumb for this kind of questions is that "if the package's name
> does not ring a bell, you dont need it". The beauty of Debian is that,
> installing it at a later time (if you find that necessary) is a breeze. It
> might not be the case if you are running sid though! But if you are running
> sid, I assume you know what you are doing...
My rule of thumb:
1. install 'deborphan' package.
2. run it.
3. you can safely remove the packages listed by deborphan.
It never let me down.