Well, no. As documented at the Wiki, here's what the notice from update-manager says:Originally Posted by Scott James Remnant
I read this, and I think "So, they've moved some packages from main to universe. Who cares?". I had universe enabled anyway, and that description makes it sound like I wouldn't even be prompted to remove them in that case. But I was. So, having read that innocuous-sounding notice, I told update-manager not to remove them. Result: On reboot, I lost my home directory.Originally Posted by Ubuntu
What the notice should say is "Removal of these packages is strongly recommended," or even "If you don't remove evms, you'll probably break your system."