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Re: Deleting i386 packages

On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 03:43:48PM +0800, mudongliang wrote:
> On 09/22/2015 02:49 PM, Reco wrote:
> >	Hi.
> >
> >On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 09:18:01PM -0600, Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> >>For historical reasons, my x86-64 architecture computers have a large
> >>number of i386 packages on them that I'd just as soon be rid of.  is
> >>there a good way to simply tell a package manager that I want everything
> >>involving that architecture deleted?  The best answer I've found on my
> >>own has been to use dpkg and grep to find everything with :i386, and
> >>then construct a huge dpkg --purge command to get rid of them all.
> >>Hoping for something a little simpler...

> >Try this:
> >
> >apt-get remove --purge .*:i386

> Before you do this dangerous command , please check all your 64bit software
> and make sure they don't need any i386 package.

No stock Debian amd64 package should require a i386 package.

> Or some of 64bit software will not work if you don't check.
> For example , skype ,teamviewer all need i386 packages.

1) Users of non-free software (especially users of non-free wine-embedded
software) should suffer anyway.

2) Which part of teamviewer is 64bit?


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