[Solved] Can I uninstall a mint upgrade (type 5) ?

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kamyar
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[Solved] Can I uninstall a mint upgrade (type 5) ?

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Hi Team
I installed by mistake the following type 5 upgrades by pressing the button "Select all".

Who wants to install "dangerous" "not tested" "unstable" packages on his system ??? Not me ...

So I would like to uninstall them. How can I do that ?
Thanks.
Last edited by kamyar on Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:43 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Can I uninstall a mint upgrade (type 5) ?

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They are not actually wild or unstable, just capable of breaking a working installation. If they are in and your machine works okay, leave it like that I say, coz downgrading is a pig-job, all manual commands and risky-risk.
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Re: Can I uninstall a mint upgrade (type 5) ?

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Hi Mute Ant
Thanks :-)
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Re: Can I uninstall a mint upgrade (type 5) ?

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kamyar,

I always dist-upgrade (which pulls everything in) and haven't had any problems. You run a greater risk trying to back them out.

As Mute Ant already alluded to, they're not all that dangerous.
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they're not all that dangerous
...muahahahahahaha...
http://xkcd.com/797/
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Re: Can I uninstall a mint upgrade (type 5) ?

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Mute Ant wrote:
they're not all that dangerous
...muahahahahahaha...
http://xkcd.com/797/
Well, with that one exception :D
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Re: Can I uninstall a mint upgrade (type 5) ?

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Hi,
Well that is a good news because I observed that if you run the following command line :
sudo apt-get upgrade
It will just install every candidate including those of type 4 and 5.
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