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Re: Removing firefox-esr also removes gnome

Thanks for the information.  I guess I'm just surprised that the dependencies are limited to firefox/firefox-esr/chromium.  Seems like other browsers like Iceweasel are just arbitrarily left out.

    - Dave

On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 12:01 PM Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Mon, Nov 05, 2018 at 11:55:48AM -0500, David Parker wrote:
> Does anyone know why Gnome apparently depends on
> firefox-esr, and how I can just uninstall firefox-esr and leave Gnome alone?

apt-cache show gnome-core | grep Depends

It says "... firefox-esr (>= 30) | firefox (>= 30) | chromium ..."
so you would need to replace firefox-esr with one of those two
alternatives instead of just flat-out trying to remove it.

Dave Parker '11
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