Re: aptitude upgrade
On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 4:36 PM, Chris Brennan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 4:28 PM, Andrei Popescu <email@example.com>
>> On Mi, 30 mar 11, 16:17:52, Chris Brennan wrote:
>> > So why the hell is apache being installed/upgraded on a desktop install
>> > w/
>> > no "server" services?
>> It's being upgraded, which means it is already installed on your system.
>> Try 'aptitude why apache2.2-bin', maybe it will shed some light on why
>> it is installed.
>> Offtopic discussions among Debian users and developers:
> Ya I just did that and it was installed because of gnome .... I don't
> remember installing gnome ... when I installed my laptop, I chose no WM nor
> X as I wanted to learn how to do it *the debian way* using apt-get/aptitude.
> I went from X to fluxbox and gnome wasn't an inbetween. I imagine some deps
> where installed with other packages but upon checking .... I have a full
> gnome install and I *know* I didn't install it, so I am left scratching my
> root@Blackdragon:~# aptitude why apache2.2-bin
> i gnome Depends gnome-desktop-environment (= 1:2.30+7)
> i A gnome-desktop-environment Depends gnome-user-share (>= 2.30)
> i A gnome-user-share Depends apache2.2-bin
> Did you know...
> If you play a Windows 2000 CD backwards, you hear satanic messages,
> but what's worse is when you play it forward....
> ...it installs Windows 2000
> -- Alfred Perlstein on chat at freebsd.org
Do you have GDM installed by chance? I noticed the same thing on my
XFCE install and the only thing I could trace to gnome dependencies