Re: package purging and app configuration
> > Interesting, but I'm still stuck. I didn't see now to change the start
> > up script to get around the problem. So I did the following in an
> > attempt to start with a clean slate:
> > # aptitude purge ding
> > deleted /var/...archives/ding
> > check in /var/lib/dpkg/info to make sure there were no ding files
> > # aptitude update
> > # aptitude install ding
> Wouldn't you also need to delete ~/.dingrc?
More than that, I was able to correct the problem in that script and
I'm back on the road.
/var/lib/dpkg/info/ding.list did not mention this file, and so I
didn't think to look for it there.