I wanted to install
unity-scope-github but was faced with a surprising
The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: session-shortcuts Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove it. The following packages will be REMOVED: ubuntu-desktop unity unity-scope-home unity-tweak-tool The following NEW packages will be installed: unity-scope-github
Now this is probably a bug in some old/not actively maintained package which will be reported as soon as I have understood the issue.
My real question: How can I see why
apt reaches the conclusion that installing one additional scope requires the removal of two useful meta-packages and
Is this an indication of problems in the database?
session-shortcuts is only "no longer required" when I try to install
unity-scope-github, before this
sudo apt autoremove yields no result at all.
I know unity-scope-github is quite old/not actively maintained and I can and will live very well without it