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Re: aptitude keeps trying to replace my vim-gtk and ftpd

Aptitude shows automatically installed packages with a 'A' on the left
side of the screen.  If you highlight bluefish and press '+' you will
change the package to install which will 'manually' install your

If you use aptitude to install gnome-desktop, a lot of other packages
will automatically be installed (the rules are more liberal than
apt-get).  When you select gnome-desktop to delete it will delete all
of the automatically installed packages.  This behavior is

Jeff Rasmussen
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