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Re: Get to the bottom of what is running my networks

On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 12:12 PM,  <keitho@strucktower.com> wrote:
>> You can check which packages are uninstalled but still have their
>> config hanging around with "aptitude search '?config-files'".
>> You can then run "apt-get purge <package>" to get rid of the config
>> one particular package or "apt-get purge $(aptitude search
>> '?config-files' -F '%p" to get rid of all the leftover configs.
> Thanks for posting this gem!
> However, I could be wrong, but I think there is a typo. Might just be how
> my web translation came across. The last command should be:
> $sudo apt-get purge $(aptitude search '?config-files' -F %p)
> No tick in front of the %p and a close-parenthesis at the end. One might
> also use the --dry-run option first as well just in case...

You're welcome.

Yes. TYPO! I'm sorry, thanks for correcting it.

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