I don’t use Xarchiver. It is inadequate for creating password-protected 7-Zip files in Thunar using thunar-archive-plugin. I use and prefer
However, for some reason when I do
apt remove xarchiver, whonix forces me to uninstall some core whonix packages.
I see I can
apt-mark hold whonix_dev_package_name, but that’s cumbersome. Is there a better way to do this? Why is Xarchiver forcibly linked to other whonix packages when there’s other alternatives the user may want to use like
file-roller? (Or even PeaZip.)