Osamu Aoki wrote:
On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 11:06:39AM +0100, Howard Young wrote:
I did not find a list for APT so am asking here.
Is it possible to
apt-get remove package --andsuggestedpackages
and to do the opposite
apt-get install package --andsuggestedpackages
using the original lists rather than any text matches.
This is debian-user topic.
Thank you I will check there,
I had hoped to avoid regrex, wanting instead a list that will not change
so that those originally installed will be uninstalled even if the
suggested package list has since been updated..
aptitude with regrex is the way to play APT with complex things.
Thank you for this link. I have read the information but it seems not to
have a specific option for what I want. With some experimentation I may
be closer but my main reason for asking had been because I have looked a
few times but never found someone saying yes it is possible through a
single APT command or no it is not possible through a single command.
I am updating debian-reference and related contents are at:
For me it is useful to have this because from time to time I want to use
something and install it with all features (Quanta is a good example of
something that is better with its extra packages), which I achieve by
copying the list of stated suggested packages to the install command. If
I then want to remove the package I find it does not remove the other
packages that were also installed as extras. I could go down the list of
everything I have installed but this takes ten minutes and I might not
notice something so if a command existed it would have been good to know.
Again thank you
- Re: apt-get
- From: Warren Turkal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- From: Howard Young <email@example.com>
- Re: apt-get
- From: Osamu Aoki <firstname.lastname@example.org>