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Re: --purge when package already gone ?


Christophe Courtois (<christophe@courtois.cc>) wrote:

>  Slrn is gone a long time ago on my small server, but cron.weekly
> complains it is not there. I could rm the script, but that's not
> 'clean'. I'd like to do a 'apt-get remove --purge', but apt-get
> doesn't want to. Any way through the standard tools ?
>  (And how could it occur ? I installed slrn through Debian packages)

dpkg --purge slrn
You can check the package status with 
dkpg --get-selections | grep slrn

best regards
        Andreas Janssen

Andreas Janssen
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