[Haifux] UBUNTU instalation

Ohad Lutzky ohad at lutzky.net
Wed Sep 10 10:23:38 MSD 2008

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 12:41 AM, Dave Roi <davidroi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Note that if you use these mass installation methods, ALL packages will be
> marked as manually installed (as opposed to most of them being
> dependencies).
> The result of this is that if you later choose to uninstall a package, it
> won't uninstall it's dependencies (using aptitude or apt-get autoremove).

For this exact reason, I recommend against any of those solutions
(including the original one). Just save a list of packages you want
(I'll be very surprised if there are more than 50) and apt-get install
all of them. You'll want to be keeping them all at the latest version
for your release of choice anyway.

Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only
animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and
what they ought to be.
 - William Hazlitt

Ohad Lutzky

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