Remove unused libs/packages

aptitude remove $(deborphan)
deborphan(1) must be installed.

By: P17
2009-05-08 18:51:51

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apt-get autoremove
b2gills · 587 weeks and 6 days ago
apt-get is obsolete. Default is aptitude since debian etch.
P17 · 587 weeks and 6 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@P17 saying apt-get is obsolete is a little harsh.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.
bwoodacre · 587 weeks and 4 days ago
@b2gills, 'apt-get autoremove' did not see the packages 'apt-get remove $(deborphan)' did when I tried both without executing.
Vilemirth · 358 weeks and 1 day ago

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