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Re: Uninstalling Gnome

Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina@gmail.com> writes:

> Curt <curty@free.fr> writes:
>> On 2016-11-29, Curt <curty@free.fr> wrote:
>>> On 2016-11-29, Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> See the deborphan package. It is useful for trimming unwanted (and
>>>>> unneeded) packages from your system.
>>>> I ran `deborphan --guess-all' but it seems to me that it wants to remove
>>>> some packages that I use a lot, like, e.g., musixtex and pmx.  So it
>>>> doesn't seem to be very reliable...
>>> Well, it was a guess.
>>> I think you're going to be obliged to cherry pick the software you want
>>> to hold on to, e.g. 'apt-mark manuel pmx'.
>>> Or I believe you can perform an 'apt-get install pmx musixtex' etc for a
>>> similar if not identical result.
>> Maybe an identical result actually.
> Both show that the package is already installed.  What do you mean?

Mmmm...  I begin to understand...


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