Re: --purge after apt-get remove?
On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 10:44:14PM -0400, Tod Hagan wrote:
> I did
> apt-get remove <a whole bunch of packages>
> on a freshly-installed system (woody) without realizing that the conf
> files would be retained. Since it's a freshly-installed system, I
> don't need these conf files, so I should have done
> apt-get --purge remove <a whole bunch of packages>
> Is there a way to purge the conf files that's quicker than
> reinstalling and then purging the packages?
Yes, use 'dpkg --purge <packages>'.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]