[nSLUG] Put down your snow shovel, etch is out

Tyler Smith tyler.smith at mail.mcgill.ca
Mon Apr 9 16:44:50 ADT 2007


On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 05:07:58PM -0230, Jonathan Anderson wrote:
> Also, when aptitude pulls in a dependancy package, it marks it 
> as "automatically installed". When you remove a package, it also removes any 
> dependancies that you no longer need.
> 
> I believe that aptitude also installs Suggested packages, not just Required 
> ones.
> 

These are configurable options. My setup (the default I think, as I
don't know how to change it yet) is to show the suggested packages and
allow you to select any that you want to install.

t

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