Re: How to remove deb-multimedia-keyring package from apt-ge…

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Author: Lennart Sorensen
To: dmo-discussion
Subject: Re: How to remove deb-multimedia-keyring package from apt-get autoremove list.
On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 10:48:34AM +0200, Christian Marillat wrote:
> Hi,
> I finally found how to fix that by reading the apt source code.
> When the deb-multimedia-keyring package is displayed in the autoremove
> apt-get list this is because this package has been installed
> automatically by the debian-multimedia-keyring package
> ,----
> | The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
> | deb-multimedia-keyring libmyth-0.26-0
> `----
> To fix that simply purge and then install again the
> deb-multimedia-keyring package.

Can't you just 'apt-get install deb-multimedia-keyring'? No need to
remove it first in my experience.

Or you can do 'apt-get unmarkauto deb-multimedia-keyring'

Len Sorensen