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Re: Pipe help



* James D Strandboge (jstrand1@rochester.rr.com) [030422 20:50]:
> On Tue, 2003-04-22 at 19:51, Hall Stevenson wrote:
> > I've finally decided to give Gnome the boot...
> > 
> > I was hoping that something like "dpkg --purge gnome-session" would warn
> > me that packages a, b, c, and so on would also be removed because of
> > dependency issues. It didn't... So, I have to remove things "by hand",
> > individually. But, something like "dpkg --get-selections | grep gnome"
> > reports some handy info. I can do something with that, can't I ?? It's
> > definitely a start too. After that, "deborphan" or similar can help me
> > clean up after that.
> 
> Try:
> 
> apt-get remove --purge libgnome
> 
> or the like (double check the package name with 'dpkg -l | grep
> libgnome').  If you want to get really clean:
> 
> apt-get remove --purge libglib1.2-dev
> 
> That will rip out a lot of stuff.

I haven't tried this yet, but are you saying that using apt-get vs dpkg
will work differently ?? Aren't they more or less the same things
underneath ??

I've already done "dpkg --purge gnome-session gnome-panel ..." (about
eight packages or so).

Hall



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