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Re: Best way to prune my installation

On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 04:34:07PM +0200, Bob Alexander wrote:
> I have way too many packages installed that I do not really need.
> I have played with debfoster, orphaner etc ... still quite difficult.
> Is there a way to say:
> This is the list of the packages I really need. Keep them and their
> dependencies and uninstall everything else ....
> Thank you for any help. Bob Alexander

Start dselect.  
Do nselect.
Scroll down to something which may not be useful.
Press "-" long to deselect.
Then do dselect again to install what you want.  Your old config shall
be still good.

But before doing this, I recommend you to clean apt cache

 # apt-get autoclean


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