On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 23:01 +1100, Andrew McGlashan wrote: > Robert P. J. Day wrote: > > just a cleanup-related question but on a debian lenny server that > >i've inherited, i'm curious to know which packages have no value > >whatever and that i can delete. i recall there's a utility that will > >identify unused libraries but i'm curious about what else i can > >pinpoint that can be removed. > When you remove items, you may want to purge them to be "cleaner". In addition to purging installed packages I would also suggest to purge already removed packages: aptitude purge ~c will take care of that. Another good way to find unused packages is 'popcon-largest-unused' from the popularity-contest package. /me is removing some packages now :) -- .''`. Wolodja Wentland <email@example.com> : :' : `. `'` 4096R/CAF14EFC `- 081C B7CD FF04 2BA9 94EA 36B2 8B7F 7D30 CAF1 4EFC
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