Try deborphan Later Lee Begg On Saturday 09 September 2006 23:13, Ernest jw ter Kuile wrote: > It's not as is my disk is full, but every now and then I like to cleanup a > bit. > > Over the years I have accumulated many packages the were installed because > of some dependancy that no longer applies. > > Anybody here that can either give a quick course, or give a pointer to > information on how to search for packages that are libraries with no > dependancies other than their own docs and/or their -dev version ? > > I had a look at cruft, but that only checks for file which do not appear in > the package database. This is is good for cleaning up too, but not for > search for packages which are perfectly well installed but which have no > usefull dependancy. > > Actually, _is_ there some kind of mark on packages which were installed > only to satisfy a dependancy ? > > Cheers, > > Ernest.
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