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Unable to remove 'residual config' packages in Synaptic Package Manager

I am trying to get rid of old residual config package with Synaptic Package Manager by following this link. It is strange that after select “Mark for complete removal” for some packages, the Apply button of the tool stays still grey, I could not click on it...

Could anyone help? Thank you very much!

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, Oli Sep 19 '11 at 15:40

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is a synaptic known bug please simply select an app to install and you can apply changes

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Thanks for your reply... But could you please elaborate a little bit? What does "select an app to install" mean? –  SoftTimur Sep 19 '11 at 9:50
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Simply force to install an application... –  marcobra Sep 20 '11 at 0:19
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