It would be great if the correct autoremove method could be implemented in PackageKit or GNOME Software.
-- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Desktop Packages, which is subscribed to gnome-software in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1552792 Title: gnome software leaves dependencies installed Status in GNOME Software: Invalid Status in Release Notes for Ubuntu: Fix Released Status in aptdaemon package in Ubuntu: New Status in gnome-software package in Ubuntu: Triaged Status in packagekit package in Ubuntu: New Bug description: Using gnome software (or another PackageKit or aptdaemon based UI) to install an application - removal of that package leaves behind dependencies Installing an application with ubuntu software centre only leaves behind config files (seen in synaptic labelled for complete removal). After installing and then removing alarm clock with USC - sudo apt-get autoremove [sudo] password for wolf: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 to upgrade, 0 to newly install, 0 to remove and 1 not to upgrade. After cleaning up and then reinstalling with gnome software, followed by the removal sudo apt-get autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be REMOVED libappindicator1 libindicator7 0 to upgrade, 0 to newly install, 2 to remove and 1 not to upgrade. After this operation, 184 kB disk space will be freed. ProblemType: Bug DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04 Package: gnome-software 3.19.92~git20160303.26a927d-0ubuntu1 ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-10.25-generic 4.4.3 Uname: Linux 4.4.0-10-generic x86_64 ApportVersion: 2.20-0ubuntu3 Architecture: amd64 CurrentDesktop: XFCE Date: Thu Mar 3 16:23:45 2016 InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-10-29 (126 days ago) InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Alpha amd64 (20151029) SourcePackage: gnome-software UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/gnome-software/+bug/1552792/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~desktop-packages Post to : email@example.com Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~desktop-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp