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Re: switching from apt-get to aptitude

On Thu, 18 May 2006 15:51:10 +1000
mustard lee <mustard_debian@iprimus.com.au> wrote:

> >  
> >
> One thing thats always confused me with aptitude is how to
> 'unmark'  packages that I have accidently marked when uses the
> ncurses interface.   I have no trouble marking things and
> installing them, although, I  generally use the command line for
> this.  It usually when I have a lot  of upgrades and I'd like to
> mark them all, and then unmark the few that  I wannt to skip in
> upgrading, that I strike this problem of not knowing  how to umark
> marked packages.
> Chris L.

Use the "-" key to unmark a package scheduled for installation. 
Check the help.

We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end
we become disguised to ourselves.
  --Francois de la Rochefoucauld

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