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Re: To dselect or aptitude, that is the question

Michael D Schleif wrote:
> The following packages have been kept back:
>   bastille x-window-system-core 
> The following packages will be upgraded:
>   arts dictionaries-common fontconfig gnome-vlc kernel-package libarts1 
>   libartsc0 libdevmapper1.00 libfontconfig1 libfontconfig1-dev 
>   libhtml-parser-perl libxml2 libxslt1.1 links mozilla-plugin-vlc ntp 
>   ntp-doc ntp-server ntp-simple ntpdate proftpd proftpd-common 
>   python2.3-gnome2 scsitools ssh synaptic ucf vlc vlc-plugin-esd xmms 
> 30 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 123 to remove and 2 not upgraded.
> Need to get 14.5MB of archives. After unpacking 342MB will be freed.
> *HOW* should I get around *ALL* of those REMOVED's ???

I'd probably try a dist-upgrade first, in case that helped. If not,
I'd type 'e' at the prompt to go to interactive mode and see why it
wants to remove some of the packages, and tell it how to resolve
whatever jam it's in.

see shy jo

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