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protecting bricking Whonix / Whonix meta pacakges from removal using Essential: yes

purpose:

Preventing bricking Whonix VMs on Debian dependency issues…

Such as the recent Debian dependency issues…

https://forums.whonix.org/uploads/default/original/2X/3/3f85f867828e6fb35e6aefcd7b00e4f8465fd85d.png

Attempt:

Desired goal:

apt-get will ask before package removal To continue type in the phrase 'Yes, do as I say!'.

Outcome:

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.

This was undone. Because when adding Whonix repository and then using a multi strap (“debootstrap”) (such as mmdebstrap) it would by default install all of these essential packages which actually conflict with each other.

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