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Re: dpkg status (deinstall) question

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 10:20:29AM +0100, Chris Boot wrote:
> Maurits van Rees wrote:
> >So how *do* you purge packages that are already removed? The manual
> >way would be to just fire up dselect, hunt down those packages and
> >press underscore to select them for purging. Is there another more
> >automated way?
> >
> Maybe:
> dpkg --get-selections | grep deinstall | cut -f1 | xargs dpkg -P

Ah yes, that works like a charm. Thanks Chris!

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