Preventing bricking Whonix VMs on Debian dependency issues…
Such as the recent Debian dependency issues…
This is happening on a Qubes debian-9 VM for me. So this could be a Debian issue. By extension, Whonix would be affected as well.
user@debian-9:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
The following packages will be upgraded:
ghostscript icedove libgs9 libgs9-common libmarkdown2 lightning thunderbird
7 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1…
apt-get will ask before package removal
To continue type in the phrase 'Yes, do as I say!'.
Essential: yes however doesn’t work for that purpose. It results in installing package qubes-whonix-workstation on Qubes-Whonix-Gateway. Therefore I needed to
git revert that commit.