Re: Spring clean
> Hi all
> Even though it is now approaching fall/autumn (in the northern
> hemisphere anyway), I am wanting to do some spring cleaning of my hard
> drive. In my enthusiasm for Debian's apt-get I have gorged myself on a
> load of packages that I probably don't need. One example is multiple
> language versions of OOo, but there are likely others too.
> Can someone recommend a newbie-friendly easy, and safe way of cleaning
> house so that I can retain those packages that I need (and want) but can
> clear out the dust bunnies, etc..?
If you are using sid then
sudo apt-get autoremove
otherwise you can try using deborphan.
Kamaraju S Kusumanchi