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Re: catastrophe - but how? Aptitude goes mad

On Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:27:16 +0100
Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@gmail.com> wrote:

>I ran
># aptitude install libreoffice-grammarcheck-en-gb
>and aptitude just carried on without asking as is correct when there
>is only one package; but it proceeded to uninstall my entire desktop
>environment, hundreds of packages.  I couldn't believe it and used the
>bash history to confirm that that was ALL I had typed.  Moreover, it
>wouldn't respond to control-C.
>Whatever happened?????
><groan.  Sinks head in hands>
>And it isn't even my computer.

I believe that is one of the complaints from Gene, too. 

Charlie Kravetz
Linux Registered User Number 425914
Never let anyone steal your DREAM.   [http://keepingdreams.com]

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