apt-get is prompting me to remove these packages since they were automatically installed but are no longer required:

libcapi20-3 libgif4:i386 libnss-winbind libp11-kit-gnome-keyring:i386 libpam-winbind ttf-droid ttf-liberation ttf-umefont ttf-unfonts-core winbind wine wine-gecko1.4 wine-gecko1.4:i386 wine1.4 wine1.4-amd64 wine1.4-i386:i386 winetricks

I'm not sure, but wine was installed as a playonlinux dependency. I'm obviously using playonlinux and it is currently installed, so either playonlinux package has messed up dependencies or something else happened.

I could quickly mark wine as manually installed, so apt won't ask me to delete it, but I want to know which packages are no longer requiring these dependencies.

Is there any satanic ritual I can use to achieve this?

Thank you so much in advance!

  • 2
    Search for 'apt rdepends' or 'aptitude why' and it will tell you. I am not providing an answer because I am sure there is a duplicate question for this.
    – gertvdijk
    Jul 18, 2013 at 0:34
  • Many thanks and sorry for the duplicate question!
    – Montblanc
    Jul 19, 2013 at 19:31


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