Re: script to list installed packages
On 2004-01-29, Einstein9112@yahoo.com penned:
> The origional idea for this was for instances of having installed
> something to try it out, then removing it. If a bunch of dependencies
> were pulled in, I don't remember what they are. Over time this leads
> to lots of cruft on the system that takes time to weed through.
You probably already know this, but if you use aptitude to install
something with a bunch of dependencies, it will mark the sucked-in
packages for uninstall when nothing depends on them any longer.
Granted, if you have installed packages through other means, this