Comment 0 for bug 574287

Binary package hint: tasksel

TEST CASE

1. ran sudo tasksel and selected "virtual machine host"
>> installed 8 packages

2. ran sudo tasksel and deselected "virtual machine host"
>> uninstalled 654 packages including my whole desktop system

3. Insert appropriate swearwords here

I'm attaching the relevant part of dpkg.log

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon May 3 09:15:17 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: tasksel 2.73ubuntu23
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_GB.UTF-8
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-21.59-generic-pae
SourcePackage: tasksel
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-21-generic-pae i686
XsessionErrors:
 (gnome-settings-daemon:2371): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_propagate_error: assertion `src != NULL' failed
 (gnome-settings-daemon:2371): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_propagate_error: assertion `src != NULL' failed
 (polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:2492): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_once_init_leave: assertion `initialization_value != 0' failed
 (nautilus:2468): Eel-CRITICAL **: eel_preferences_get_boolean: assertion `preferences_is_initialized ()' failed
 (gnome-panel:2467): Gdk-WARNING **: /build/buildd/gtk+2.0-2.18.3/gdk/x11/gdkdrawable-x11.c:952 drawable is not a pixmap or window