dist-upgrade: why "remove"?
I did a long-delayed apt-get dist-upgrade yesterday. I was waiting until
packages I frequently use had been removed from the "will be REMOVED" list.
gparted was still on the "will be REMOVED" list and really was removed.
As an experiment, I entered "apt-get install gparted" ... expecting apt to
complain and abort. Instead, it installed gparted and two libraries.
Hmmm. Why didn't the dist-upgrade just upgrade gparted as it did with many