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Re: Removing firefox-esr also removes gnome




On 2018-11-05, 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.
>
>
A slightly more economical evocation:

	apt depends gnome-core