Re: APT gone nuts
On 27 March 2011 15:35, Brian <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
I removed nothing, only installed a few packages.
I removed the packages using apt-get autoremove, and then reinstalled
the gnome desktop using tasksel.
I had to reconfigure network-manager etc, but it all appears to be
working fine now