Re: Debian on Slow laptops. What setup is best?
On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 03:00:20PM +0200, Koen Vermeer wrote:
> [...] So, if gnome depends on libgnome2, look for all
> packages depending on libgnome2 and decide if you can replace or remove
> them. Then remove libgnome2 (or eventually the gnome metapackage, which
> will cause libgnome2 to be removed as well if no other package is
> depending on it).
Apt won't remove the "orphaned" libgnome2 automatically.
If you install the deborphan package, you can use it to find libraries
and other packages that are not needed. I use
Also, the "orphaner" front-end automates the process of removing a
package, finding newly orphaned packages, and repeating.
Eric Cooper e c c @ c m u . e d u