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Extra packages

Postby Andreoss on Sun May 17, 2009 3:46 am

Good day.
Poshu apologize for bad English.
That put me Mint7 RC - all happy, all super, but one can not understand: I enter the command - sudo aptitude - purge-unused install, the system offers me to remove a number of packages as follows:
Reading package lists ... Done
Building dependency tree
Read the information on the status ... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states ... Done
The following packages will be removed:
aptoncd (u) bsh (u) cabextract (u) calendar-google-provider (u)
calendar-timezones (u) compiz-check (u) compizconfig-settings-manager (u)
cups-pdf (u) deskbar-applet (u) envyng-core (u) envyng-gtk (u)
flashplugin-installer (u) flashplugin-nonfree (u) flegita (u) giver (u)
gnome-do (u) gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg (u) gstreamer0.10-pitfdll (u)
gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad-multiverse (u) gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly (u)
gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse (u) gtk2-engines-aurora (u)
gtk2-engines-candido (u) gtk2-engines-ubuntulooks (u) gufw (u) inxi (u)
java-common (u) libamrnb3 (u) libamrwb3 (u) libavahi1.0-cil (u) libdiscid0 (u)
libdvdcss2 (u) libdynamite0 (u) libfaac0 (u) libgconfmm-2.6-1c2 (u)
libggi-target-x (u) libggi2 (u) libgii1 (u) libgii1-target-x (u)
libglademm-2.4-1c2a (u) libgnomedesktop2.20-cil (u) libgnomescan-common (u)
libgnomescan0 (u) libgnomescanui-common (u) libgnomescanui0 (u)
libhsqldb-java (u) libjline-java (u) liblzo2-2 (u) libmjpegtools-1.9 (u)
libmoon (u) libmp3lame0 (u) libmusicbrainz3-6 (u) libnotify-bin (u)
libnotify0.4-cil (u) libopenal1 (u) liborange0 (u)
libpulse-mainloop-glib0 (u) libquicktime1 (u) librsvg2-2.18-cil (u)
libservlet2.4-java (u) libsidplay1 (u) libstdc + +5 (u) libsvga1 (u)
libsynce0 (u) libunshield0 (u) libwnck2.20-cil (u) libxvidcore4 (u)
lightning-extension (u) linuxmint-keyring (u) localechooser-data (u)
mint-artwork-gnome (u) mint-search-addon (u) mintbackup (u) mintdesktop (u)
mintinstall (u) mintmenu (u) mintnanny (u) mintupload (u) mintwelcome (u)
mintwifi (u) moonlight-plugin-core (u) moonlight-plugin-mozilla (u)
mozilla-thunderbird (u) mplayer-skins (u) nautilus-actions (u)
nautilus-open-terminal (u) nautilus-wallpaper (u) ndisgtk (u)
ndiswrapper-common (u) ndiswrapper-utils-1.9 (u) odbcinst1debian1 (u)
openoffice.org-base (u) openoffice.org-java-common (u) orange (u)
padevchooser (u) paman (u) paprefs (u) pavucontrol (u) pavumeter (u)
pulseaudio-module-zeroconf (u) python-beagle (u) python-compizconfig (u)
python-crypto (u) python-paramiko (u) python-pexpect (u) samba (u)
simple-ccsm (u) sun-java6-bin (u) sun-java6-jre (u) sun-java6-plugin (u)
tcl8.4 (u) unixodbc (u) unrar (u) unshield (u) w32codecs (u) xchat-common (u)
0 packages upgraded, 0 installed new ones, 116 packages to remove and 0 not upgraded packages.
Need to get 0B of archives. After unpacking 303MB free.
Do you want to continue? [Y / n /?]

I understand that the packages were installed with the system, the system now shows them as unnecessary.
What to do in this situation?
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Re: Extra packages

Postby Aging Technogeek on Sun May 17, 2009 8:15 am

Do not continue with the purge. Others have reported this in this forum and the few who continued past the point you show in your screenshot have had to reinstall Mint 7.

See viewtopic.php?f=143&t=25408&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=15#p148249 and viewtopic.php?f=143&t=25408&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=15#p148259 and viewtopic.php?f=143&t=25408&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=30#p148266
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