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Remove unused libs/packages

Terminal - Remove unused libs/packages
aptitude remove $(deborphan)
2009-05-08 18:51:51
User: P17
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Remove unused libs/packages

deborphan(1) must be installed.

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Terminal - Alternatives
apt-get remove `deborphan`

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What others think

apt-get autoremove

Comment by b2gills 381 weeks and 3 days ago

apt-get is obsolete.

Default is aptitude since debian etch.

Comment by P17 381 weeks and 3 days ago

@P17 saying apt-get is obsolete is a little harsh. aptitude is certainly better in several ways than apt-get as a package management tool, but apt-get continues to work fine and achieves the exact same result as aptitude in many cases.

Comment by bwoodacre 381 weeks and 1 day ago

@b2gills, 'apt-get autoremove' did not see the packages 'apt-get remove $(deborphan)' did when I tried both without executing.

Comment by Vilemirth 151 weeks and 4 days ago

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