rename system-cleaner-gtk to cruft-remover-gtk
entner at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 12:51:35 UTC 2008
On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 1:32 PM, Felipe Figueiredo <philsf79 at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 13:07 +0100, Robert Entner wrote:
> > I could also think about something like:
> > apt-get remove <everything-but-ubuntu-desktop>
> > Or is this already possible somehow?
> You can do this easilly with aptitude's TUI. Open
> sudo aptitude
> and navigate in the menu interface to the Installed Packages line. Than
> issue the command key
> so it will mark ALL installed packages as being automatically installed.
> This will auto select *evertything* as unneeded and for removal. Then
> search for ubuntu-desktop, and unmark it as auto installed with
> This will keep it installed, as well as it's dependecies, and
> Then, to commit, use
> once for the summary of changes, and another time for confirmation.
This seems to be exactly what I wanted. Especially you see then which
packages will be removed and can go back and unmark needed applications.
(This is an assumption as I can only try it when I am back home.)
Thank you very much,
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