Re: Best methods?
On 2008-09-18 22:34 +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Thu,18.Sep.08, 15:18:37, Jack Schneider wrote:
>> Hi, all
>> Just noticed that the results of doing [dpkg --get-selections >
>> Packages] gives me a list which includes-- 194 packages marked for
>> "deinstall'. What's the best tool to clean this up, and how to do it??
> Don't ever ask what the "best" method is, there are just too many of
> them. Here's the first I can think of:
> grep -v deinstall file > new_file
This gives a list without these packages, but I assume that Jack's goal
is to get rid of (= purge) the packages themselves.