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build deb package that uninstall another package in case of remove or purge

How its possible to purge another package, as soon as my package is removed or purged. It does not work that way. Suppose, your package (A), depends on another package (B), which would be ...
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Understanding what happens during apt-get update

apt-get update doesn't install anything. It updates package lists. So it is expected. After you updated the list, you can see available packages.
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Problem with apt autoremove, distro wants to remove nvidia related packages and detected theme useless

It looks like many of those packages were installed as dependencies and are no longer needed. You can manually install the packages you want to keep. For example: sudo apt update sudo apt install ...
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Can not run apt-get update because of RethinkDB

You have some repository https://download.rethinkdb.com/repository/ubuntu-focal mentioned it your sources list. Probably there is a file in /etc/apt/sources.list.d directory that has a reference to ...
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Update Python with APT

The reason the installation of the two Python 3.10 versions from the Deadsnakes PPA fails is because there's conflicts in the packaging that should never happen. Unfortunately, that's something the ...
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