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Re: dselect

Andreas Tscharner wrote:
> Hello Debian-World,
> I wanted to update my system yesterday with dselect, but somehow, I must
> have typed something wrong, because dselect wants to remove some important
> .debs (although they are marked as installed).
> My question: How do I tell dselect to "forget" this stupid selection, or
> even better, I want dselect to scan my system and to update its database
> accordingly (similar to rpm --rebuild-database)

don't use dselect. use apt-get and dpkg

> Thanks for your help in advance.
>         Andreas
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> Andreas Tscharner                                     starfire@dplanet.ch
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