[SATLUG] Package Management

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 15:13:09 CST 2008


Herb, packages are removed and added to the repository on a daily
basis. This just means that the programs you had installed were no
longer needed or part of the current repository.

On Jan 28, 2008 3:05 PM, herb cee <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:
> CLI package mgrMon Jan 28 14:50:28 2008 Hey guys I just did this and
> then got all paranoid over it. I just want to install the
> GoogleEarthLinux.bin into the Gnome packages and since the instructs are
> CLI based I needed to make sure that gdebi was installed and I
> previously asked the list if any damage would occur if I asked to
> install a package that was already installed and I was assured that it
> would not hurt anything that the sys would check to see if it was there
> and would automatically upgrade if needed
>
> So here is the terminal text showing where it did exactly what yawl said
> but then it said some stuff was there that was not needed so I decided
> to allow it to remove the extranious files and then.... Paranoia set in
> .....  so can someone please read what i just did and say it is ok, or
> if I goofed what should i do before I go further
> thanks so much Herb
> .............
> herb at Aelf:~$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
> Password:
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> gdebi is already the newest version.
> The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer
> required:
>   libsvga1 libglide2 fontforge gnome-raw-thumbnailer gimp-dcraw
>   libuninameslist0 inkscape libgtkglext1
> Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> herb at Aelf:~$ apt-get autoremove
> E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13 Permission denied)
> E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you
> root?
> herb at Aelf:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer
> required:
>   libsvga1 libglide2 fontforge gnome-raw-thumbnailer gimp-dcraw
>   libuninameslist0 inkscape libgtkglext1
> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>   fontforge gimp-dcraw gnome-raw-thumbnailer inkscape libglide2 libgtkglext1
>   libsvga1 libuninameslist0
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 8 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 0B of archives.
> After unpacking 61.2MB disk space will be freed.
> Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
> (Reading database ... 161812 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing fontforge ...
> Removing gimp-dcraw ...
> Removing gnome-raw-thumbnailer ...
> Removing inkscape ...
> Removing libglide2 ...
> Removing libgtkglext1 ...
> Removing libsvga1 ...
> Removing libuninameslist0 ...
> herb at Aelf:~$
> ..........
>
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