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Re: APT gone nuts

On 03/27/2011 09:35 AM, Brian wrote:
On Sun 27 Mar 2011 at 12:37:51 +0100, Michael Thompson wrote:

Most of them, even with my limited linux knowledge are fairly
important. Why has apt started to ask to remove these packages, and
how can I get apt to forget about them?

Have you removed the gnome metapackage? Reinstall it. Otherwise I have
a feeling you have to mark all those packages as manually installed.

Right. apt is just saying "I don't need them. You can delete them *if you want to*.

"Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure
the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally
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