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Re: Buster and apt wanting to remove tons of packages...




On Tue, 2018-07-10 at 16:29 +0200, Hans wrote:
> Please also note, tzhat there is a difference, between using apt (apt-get) and 
> aptitude.
> 
> The way, I prefewr, is using apt-get upgrade (which installs only newer 
> packages, and let the problematic ones uninstalled), then using apt-get full-
> upgrade.
> 
> When there are packages deinstalled, reinstall them afterwards.
> 
> I know, this is not the best way. 
> 
> As itr was mentioned before: Using aptitude (tzhe ncurses gui) can show you, 
> which packages are causing trouble. You can set them to hold (aptitude hold 
> packagename) and then analyse, what dependencies are causing the trouble.
> 
> One package after the other. Yes, it  is annoying, I agree.
> 
> Hope this helps still....
> 
> Best regards
> 
> Hans

Thank you for your hint, I never used aptitude, so I think I have to RTFM about
it and see if it helps me in my situation :)