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Re: Depends overkill, how do you weed out the packages

On Thu, 05 Nov 2009 16:23:37 -0500
vr <debian-user@iotk.net> wrote:


> This doesn't seem right so I am looking for pointers on how to trim down
> this list of what I perceive as excessive bloat. Included is the list of
> "stuff" Lenny wants me to install. I've marked some of the things I think I
> know what they are which are features I for sure don't want but at the same
> time I don't want a busted unusable system by forcibly not installing them.
> Any advice or wisdom from those who have gone before me to do battle
> against dependencies would be greatly appreciated!

'aptitude why some_package' can be useful.

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