I’m not sure if depending on a library and -common (the initial apt log shows the client and server themselves were *not* installed) is a particular problem, but if so, this is coming from libsnmp35.
** Package changed: ubuntu-meta (Ubuntu) => net-snmp (Ubuntu) -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Touch seeded packages, which is subscribed to ubuntu-meta in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1860620 Title: ubuntu-desktop-minimal should not depend on mysql libs Status in net-snmp package in Ubuntu: Confirmed Bug description: After upgrading to 20.04 I decided to remove packages that I don't need or use. I was surprised to find that mysql client, server and common packages were installed, as I could not remember having installed mysql -- I don't use it or develop for it... When I removed them, ubuntu-desktop-minimal went along for the ride: c@slate:~$ sudo apt-get purge -y mysql-client-core-5.7 mysql-common mysql-server-core-5.7 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package 'mysql-client-core-5.7' is not installed, so not removed Package 'mysql-server-core-5.7' is not installed, so not removed The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: libgsound0 Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove it. The following packages will be REMOVED: colord* gnome-control-center* libmysqlclient21* libsane* libsnmp30* mysql-common* ubuntu-desktop-minimal* 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 7 to remove and 0 not upgraded. After this operation, 28.4 MB disk space will be freed. (Reading database ... 381127 files and directories currently installed.) Removing ubuntu-desktop-minimal (1.443) ... Removing gnome-control-center (1:3.34.1-1ubuntu3) ... Removing colord (1.4.4-1ubuntu1) ... Removing libsane:amd64 (1.0.27-3.2ubuntu3) ... Removing libsnmp30:amd64 (5.7.3+dfsg-5ubuntu6) ... Removing libmysqlclient21:amd64 (8.0.18-0ubuntu5) ... Removing mysql-common (5.8+1.0.5ubuntu2) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.64ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.32.0-1ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for libglib2.0-0:amd64 (2.63.3-1) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.30-0ubuntu3) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.9.0-2) ... Processing triggers for dbus (1.12.16-2ubuntu2) ... Processing triggers for udev (244-3ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.24-1ubuntu1) ... (Reading database ... 380812 files and directories currently installed.) Purging configuration files for mysql-common (5.8+1.0.5ubuntu2) ... Purging configuration files for colord (1.4.4-1ubuntu1) ... And, reinstalling ubuntu-desktop-minimal wants to brings them back, even with recommends and suggests turned off: c@slate:~$ sudo apt install ubuntu-desktop-minimal --no-install-recommends --no-install- --no-install-recommends --no-install-suggests c@slate:~$ sudo apt install ubuntu-desktop-minimal --no-install-recommends --no-install-suggests Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: colord gnome-control-center libmysqlclient21 libsane libsnmp30 mysql-common Suggested packages: colord-sensor-argyll gnome-user-share realmd libcanberra-gtk-module hplip Recommended packages: gnome-online-accounts gnome-control-center-faces rygel | rygel-tracker sane-utils firefox hplip The following NEW packages will be installed: colord gnome-control-center libmysqlclient21 libsane libsnmp30 mysql-common ubuntu-desktop-minimal 0 upgraded, 7 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 0 B/6,114 kB of archives. After this operation, 28.4 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] This seems really wrong... and looks like a transitive dependency, as I don't see it in apt-get showpkg ubuntu-desktop-minimal. ProblemType: Bug DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04 Package: ubuntu-desktop-minimal 1.443 ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-74.84-generic 4.15.18 Uname: Linux 4.15.0-74-generic x86_64 NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zavl icp zcommon znvpair binder_linux ashmem_linux ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu15 Architecture: amd64 CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME Date: Wed Jan 22 19:26:53 2020 InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-08-26 (514 days ago) InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180725) ProcEnviron: TERM=xterm PATH=(custom, no user) XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set> LANG=en_US.UTF-8 SHELL=/bin/bash SourcePackage: ubuntu-meta UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to focal on 2020-01-23 (0 days ago) To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/net-snmp/+bug/1860620/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~touch-packages Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~touch-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp