Michael wrote: > > michael@local [~/data/trash]# apt-get purge --dry-run > klaptopdaemon-trinity NOTE: This is only a simulation! > apt-get needs root privileges for real execution. > Keep also in mind that locking is deactivated, > so don't depend on the relevance to the real current situation! > Reading package lists... Done > Building dependency tree > Reading state information... Done > The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer > required: > amor-trinity arts-trinity artsbuilder-trinity atlantik-trinity Your description was confusing. You said that when trying to remove klaptopdaemon-trinity, it wants to remove other packages as if they would depend on it. In fact the message says that they were automatically installed and are not needed. This is because you removed the meta package.