I was trying to install texmaker a latex editor in my debian system from synaptic. It shows in the dependency list texlive-base, texlive-common. etc as dependencies. But I have already installed ...
Is there any way to remove meta package and all its packages? Subset of metapackage is packages which don't depend on metapackage by all means. That's why if remove one metapackage only the package's ...
I'm using Mint 13 if that matters. And I'm new. Anyway, I tried installing Adobe Reader 9 using their installer from: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Unix ...
I'm using Synaptic (and occasionally aptitude via ssh) under Debian. When upgrading packages, there is the extremely annoying behavior of scanning changelogs, which can take a minute or two when ...
So, I ssh into a (very) remote Ubuntu 10.4 server to do some admin and web dev+design. And I was looking through the various package manager options. There's a lot. The big ones are dpkg, apt, ...
While using synaptic and update-manager in Debian (I'm using unstable), I always like to see what it is doing while installing and always manually expand the "Show installing files" and "Details" ...