Re: Removing KDE messed up the network
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On Fri, 23 Mar 2007 14:05:48 +0100
Johannes Wiedersich <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Frank McCormick wrote:
> > On Fri, 23 Mar 2007 09:17:14 +0100
> > Johannes Wiedersich <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Looks like
> >> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=411123
> > Well, maybe, but KDE was installed using Aptitude, removed with
> > Aptitude and Aptitude was used to re-install the stuff it pulled
> > out removing the KDE desktop.
> If you haven't used apt-get (or another packet management tool) in
> between, then it's not that bug but still rather strange. Well at
> least it could be fixed rather easily.
Aptitude was the only package manager used on this machine following
the advice of several users. Easily? Well I was lucky to have a
Ubuntu Dapper installation on another partition so I could retrieve the
needed packages and install them. But booting and rebooting countless
times over a 2 hour time period hardly defines "easily" :)
> Aptitude normally doesn't do nasty things to you. And if it does it
> asks "Do you want to continue? [Y/n/?]".
The only Y/n question is got was when I asked it to remove KDE :)
>And if it breaks anything,
> usually it can be fixed with aptitude. Not too bad, after all.
Well, having this list available certainly made things a little
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