On Sat, 27 Dec 2014, Alexandre wrote: > > >> Date: Sat, 27 Dec 2014 16:19:20 -0800 >> From: dan@... >> To: trinity-users@... >> Subject: Re: [trinity-users] removing games and other cruff. >> >> On 12/26/2014 11:32 PM, Felmon Davis wrote: >>> I thought I'd try purging them the so-called easy way using kpackage but >>> when I get set to remove kdegames-trinity, it _looks_ like tde-trinity will >>> go along it. I know this has to do with 'meta-packages' but I don't >>> understand the implications. >> >> What I do is, first make sure there are no autoremovable packages. Then >> remove the metapackage. Then look at the packages that are now >> autoremovable, and mark anything you want to keep as manually installed. >> Then autoremove the rest. >> > Hi, > > If you want to use Synaptic, it will tell you which package would be > removed if you proceed to remove the metapackage. If it makes sense > for you, click on okay and if it wants to remove tons of packages, > then something went wrong in packaging... I'd rather not use synaptic actually but I'll have a look. kpackage showed the same set of dependencies on metapackages that was the reason for my question. I think I have the answer to the question now though. plus now if something goes wrong, I can blame you guys! <g> F. > > Hope it helps! > -Alexandre > -- Felmon Davis Some people need a good imaginary cure for their painful imaginary ailment.