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Re: how to tell what packages are unused on a debian server?

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 06:12:55AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   just a cleanup-related question but on a debian lenny server that
> i've inherited, i'm curious to know which packages have no value
> whatever and that i can delete.  i recall there's a utility that will
> identify unused libraries but i'm curious about what else i can
> pinpoint that can be removed.
>   this system is a web/mail server and, since its IP address is
> assigned statically and another system is responsible for all DNS/DHCP
> functionality internally, i conclude that i can remove the
> dhcp-related packages.  that's just one example.
>   any utilities that can help out in this regard?  thanks.
> rday

I'm not that hot with 'find' but I suppose that would be helpful.

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