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Month: January 2013

Re: [trinity-users] Precise/amd64, TDE, firefox (and other) problems

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:19:39 -0900
On Thursday 10 January 2013 08:07:41 you wrote:
> On 01/10/13 04:25, Jan Stolarek wrote:
> > Dnia środa, 9 stycznia 2013, Peter Laws napisał:
> >> And could not attach the file to an email in Thunderbird.  Clearly
> >> not an app problem but somewhere in Trinity?
> >
> > Trinity has a broken GTK integration. Try uninstalling
> > gtk-qt-engine-trinity and kgtk-qt3-trinity. If that helps you can
> > bump up this bug:
> >
> Thank you, Janek.
> When I try to remove those two packages, apt-get wants to also remove
> kubuntu-desktop-trinity AND it says that since *those* guys are gone,
> autoremove will remove all *these* packages, too, and proceeds to
> list about 75 other packages.
> I'm going to guess there's a flag that says "no, really, only the two
> packages I specified" ...  but it's not obvious to me in apt-get(8)
> what that would be.

Meta package depends issues,  kubuntu-desktop-trinity in this case. No 
harm in removing it other than the 'flag' changing on the packages.

The autoremove scenaro will only occur if you run 'apt-get autoremove'. 
Kind of a pain,  but you can set the packages slated to 'autoremove' to 
manual install. Not sure how to do this gloabaly, aptitude might do it. 
I have done it for individual packages. i.e. 'apt-get install 
<package>' will sett he flag to manual if the package is already 
installed. Aptitude is morre efficient.