Removing OpenSSL removes Ubuntu Desktop and print support

Bug #1429604 reported by Thomas Richter on 2015-03-08
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linux-source-2.6.15 (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

On a fully updated, unmaniputed Ubuntu 14.04, Removing OpenSSL removes Ubuntu Desktop and print support.
Looks like "dependency destater" strikes again.

$ apt-get remove openssl
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  apturl bluez-cups ca-certificates checkbox-gui checkbox-ng
  checkbox-ng-service cups cups-core-drivers cups-daemon hplip nautilus-share
  oneconf oneconf-common openssl printer-driver-gutenprint
  printer-driver-hpcups printer-driver-postscript-hp printer-driver-splix
  python-cupshelpers python-httplib2 python-oneconf python-piston-mini-client
  python-requests python-ubuntu-sso-client python3-checkbox-ng
  python3-httplib2 python3-oneconf python3-piston-mini-client python3-requests
  software-center software-center-aptdaemon-plugins software-properties-common
  software-properties-gtk ssl-cert system-config-printer-common
  system-config-printer-gnome system-config-printer-udev ubuntu-desktop
  ubuntu-sso-client ubuntu-sso-client-qt
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 40 to remove and 14 not upgraded.
After this operation, 20,2 MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] n
Abort.

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