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Re: apt-get: purging a package that has already been removed?


Adam Funk (<a24061@yahoo.com>) wrote:

> Sorry if this is a stupid question, but...
> Suppose foo has already been removed without the --purge option, and I
> later want to purge it.
> # apt-get --purge remove foo
> gives the error that foo is not installed and therefore takes no
> action.

dpkg --purge foo

best regards
        Andreas Janssen

Andreas Janssen <andreas.janssen@bigfoot.com>
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