[vbox-dev] Ubuntu package for headless installation

Dominik Springer dcs-lists-gmane.comp.emulators.virtualbox.devel-201101132030 at s-up.org
Fri Jan 14 10:05:35 PST 2011

Frank Mehnert <frank.mehnert at ...> writes:
> I don't think that's a good idea. Most people will use the Qt
> GUI and I expect a lot of complaints that the dependent packages
> are not installed by default. Note that the Debian/Ubuntu guys
> already split their packages.

OK, that sounds good. If possible, it would be great if this approach
could also be followed for the next release available from

BTW, a workaround is to manipulate the package control file
before installation of the binary package. A very convenient script
to do that is available from: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=636724

BR & thanks for your reply

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