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Old 08-11-2004, 09:25 AM   #1
entob
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howto undo automated dependency selections in dselect


I'm new to debian, with a fresh installation, and was browsing through dselect, found kdebase and wanted to see which dependencies it had. So I selected it and viewed the dependencies, but when I quit I did a q or Q so the selections was saved, which I did'nt wan't it to be.

Now I wan't to return to dselect's previous state, which was about 3 upgrades and a few uninstalls, as from a fresh debian netinst rc1.. expert26..

Is this possible?


Also I wan't to view a guide to installing XFree+KDE (minimal).. Anybody know one?
 
Old 08-11-2004, 12:53 PM   #2
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Re: howto undo automated dependency selections in dselect

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Originally posted by entob
Also I wan't to view a guide to installing XFree+KDE (minimal).. Anybody know one?
apt-get install xserver-xfree86 xserver-common kdelibs4 kdelibs libarts1 kdebase kdm should get most of what you need any you would want to install the fonts.

Code:
[HappyTux:/home/stephen]# COLUMNS=125 dpkg -l | grep xserver
ii  xserver-common            4.3.0.dfsg.1-4            files and utilities common to all X servers
ii  xserver-xfree86           4.3.0.dfsg.1-4            the XFree86 X server
[HappyTux:/home/stephen]# COLUMNS=125 dpkg -l | grep xfonts
ii  xfonts-100dpi             4.3.0.dfsg.1-4            100 dpi fonts for X
ii  xfonts-100dpi-transcoded  4.3.0.dfsg.1-4            100 dpi fonts for X (transcoded from ISO 10646-1)
ii  xfonts-75dpi              4.3.0.dfsg.1-4            75 dpi fonts for X
ii  xfonts-75dpi-transcoded   4.3.0.dfsg.1-4            75 dpi fonts for X (transcoded from ISO 10646-1)
ii  xfonts-base               4.3.0.dfsg.1-4            standard fonts for X
ii  xfonts-base-transcoded    4.3.0.dfsg.1-4            standard fonts for X (transcoded from ISO 10646-1)
ii  xfonts-konsole            3.2.92-1                  Fonts used by the KDE Konsole
ii  xfonts-scalable           4.3.0.dfsg.1-4            scalable fonts for X
ii  xfonts-scalable-nonfree   4.2.0-2                   non-free Type1 and TrueType fonts from XFree86
Then you need to pull in the parts of KDE you want it can be a little tricky doing it the way you want sometimes you end up leaving out some stupid little package you never knew you needed. Here is what I have installed.

Code:
[HappyTux:/home/stephen]# COLUMNS=130 dpkg -l | grep kde
ii  kde-icons-crystal          3.7-2                      Crystal icon theme for KDE
ii  kdeaddons-doc-html         3.2.3-2                    KDE add-ons documentation in HTML format
ii  kdeaddons-kfile-plugins    3.2.3-2                    KDE file dialog plugins for text files and folders
ii  kdeadmin-kfile-plugins     3.2.92-1                   KDE File dialog plugins for deb and rpm files
ii  kdeartwork                 3.2.3-2                    themes, styles and more from the official KDE release
ii  kdeartwork-misc            3.2.3-2                    various multimedia goodies released with KDE
ii  kdeartwork-style           3.2.3-2                    widget styles released with KDE
ii  kdeartwork-theme-desktop   3.2.3-2                    Dummy upgrade packagefor official KDE desktop themes
ii  kdeartwork-theme-icon      3.2.3-2                    icon themes released with KDE
ii  kdeartwork-theme-window    3.2.3-2                    window decoration themes released with KDE
ii  kdebase                    3.2.92-1                   KDE Base metapackage
ii  kdebase-bin                3.2.92-1                   KDE Base (binaries)
ii  kdebase-data               3.2.92-1                   KDE Base (shared data)
ii  kdebase-kio-plugins        3.2.92-1                   KDE I/O Slaves
ii  kdegraphics-kfile-plugins  3.2.92-1                    provide meta information for graphic files
ii  kdelibs                    3.2.92-1                    KDE core libraries metapackage
ii  kdelibs-bin                3.2.92-1                   KDE core binaries
ii  kdelibs-data               3.2.92-1                   KDE core shared data
rc  kdelibs3                   2.2.2-13                   KDE core libraries (runtime files)
ii  kdelibs4                   3.2.92-1                   KDE core libraries
ii  kdelibs4-dev               3.2.92-1                   KDE core libraries (development files)
ii  kdelirc                    3.2.2-2                    KDE infrared control
ii  kdemultimedia              3.2.2-1                    KDE Multimedia metapackage
ii  kdemultimedia-kfile-plugins 3.2.2-1                    au/avi/m3u/mp3/ogg/wav plugins for kfile
ii  kdemultimedia-kio-plugins  3.2.2-1                    Support for browsing audio CDs under Konqueror
ii  kdepasswd                  3.2.92-1                   KDE password changer
ii  kdepim-dev                 3.2.2-2                    KDE Personal Information Management [development]
ii  kdepim-kfile-plugins       3.2.2-2                    KDE File dialog plugins for vcf files
ii  kdeprint                   3.2.92-1                   KDE Print
ii  kdesktop                   3.2.92-1                   KDE Desktop
ii  kdessh                     3.2.2-2                    KDE ssh frontend
ii  kdeutils                   3.2.2-2                    KDE Utilities metapackage
ii  kdewallpapers              3.2.3-2                    wallpapers released with KDE
ii  kmilo                      3.2.2-2                    KDE kded hardware support module
ii  ksplash-spidermankde       20040628-1                 KDE startup splash screen ksplash-spidermankde
ii  libkdegst0.6               0.6.1-7                    KDE bindings for GStreamer (shared libraries)
ii  libkdenetwork2             3.2.2-2                    KDE Network library
ii  libkdepim1                 3.2.2-2                    KDE PIM library
And make sure that you end up with kicker installed as well or you will have no way to access the menus and you will most likely want to have konqueror, ksplash and kmail. And if you do not want the whole of the KDE multimedia packages installed then skip that package and just install the apps that you want like the kmix, kscd ...
 
  


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