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Re: Getting rid of "rc" packages

On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 11:03:30PM +0000, Thomas Adam wrote:
>  --- Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote: 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > What's the best way to remove Remove Config-file packages?
> COLUMNS=200 dpkg -l | awk '/^rc/ {print $2}' | xargs dpkg --purge

Jeez.  Save yourself that pain and just run aptitude, move the cursor to
"--- Not Installed Packages" and type '_' followed by 'g'.

Blast you and your estrogenical treachery!

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