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Re: Removing Helix packages

On Mon, 1 Jan 2001, Hall Stevenson wrote:

> Well, for some stupid reason, I decided to give the Gnome packages from Helix a try. After re-starting X-Windows, I noticed that my Eterms don't have scrollbars and scroll-arrows. My first assumption is that it's related to Helix's version of the variou
s imlib packages. Now though, I can't remove them, at least without removing a bunch of other packages that depend on them.
> I've tried different "--ignore-depends=???" options, "--force", etc with no luck. I'm sure there is a way to force the removal of *just* the items I specify, isn't there ?? If so, could someone explain ??
> Thanks
> Hall

apt-get --purge remove \*helix\*

follow the prompts... it may remove more thna you bargained for so maybe
doing this without --purge may be a better choice..


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