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Re: weird aptitude behavior

Matt Miller wrote:
> I just installed Etch on an old Mac G3 to act as a multi-purpose
> server for my house. I'm having trouble with aptitude though. When I
> wanted to install postfix, aptitude wanted to install something like
> 109 packages! Many of them x11 related... I used apt-get instead.

If you have mixed aptitude and apt-get, have a look at the magic bullet
"aptitude keep-all" for restoring sane behaviour[1].



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