Today I used tasksel to add "lubuntu-desktop" to an "ubuntu-desktop"
installation. Already installed and noticed by tasksel was additionally:
"SSH-Service" and "Print Server".
The installation of "lubunut-desktop" went fine. I logged in to lubuntu-
desktop and now I wanted to remove the
Well, I wasn't as lucky as Colonel Angus and my system wasn't a fresh
install. Love having my day and OS ruined by a ten year old bug that
doesn't even have importance decided.
If you're not planning to ever fix it maybe just add a warning to taskel
that this tool isn't fit for regular users and
The easiest way out would be to just remove tasksel once the d-i images
are gone, and it's no longer needed.
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Like Elias M Ward, I installed lamp-server using taskel. It didn't work
as expected and upon uninstalling, taskel removed everything. I came
back to my desk, and the system was shot. No network, no desktop,
nothing. Luckily, this was a fresh install, so a reinstall was the
quickest way to get a
WTF. I was uninstalling the ubuntu-mate-desktop task with tasksel (while
ubuntu-desktop was still checked in the list), and it removed basically
everything. Afterwards all tasks in the tasksel list were unchecked.
This is definitely not the expected behavior: when I uncheck a specific
I just ran into this bug. Started uninstalling everything when I was
removing lamp-server. Thankfully I caught it at about 15% and killed the
session when I started noticing things disappearing. This is a critical
disastrous bug. How has it not been touched in so long?
If it's not going to get
What is going on with this bug?
I wanted to install SSH Server on my new Ubuntu 18.04 system, and so
unchecked the things that were installed already, checked SSH Server ..
and it's been busily uninstalling EVERYTHING. This is a disaster.
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