jordon at envygeeks.com
Wed Feb 22 20:44:13 UTC 2012
On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday, February 22, 2012 02:39:08 PM Bedwell, Jordon wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Deni Bertović <deni at kset.org> wrote:
>> > I am on Ubuntu 11.10.
>> > Like i pointed out above. On a fresh install I do:
>> > 'apt-get install nginx'
>> > This install the necessary packages.
>> > After that i do:
>> > 'apt-get remove nginx'
>> > And it does not remove the other packages (nginx-full and -common)
>> > I then try:
>> > 'apt-get autoremove'
>> > And nothing happens. I fail to see how this is an issue with my system
>> > if
>> > it's a fresh install of Ubuntu.
>> You need to pass --purge or use purge to remove the currently being
>> uninstalled sub-packages. autoremove is used to remove old remnants,
>> I use it with --purge to try and catch old packages at the same time
>> as removing the current package but you must always purge too.
> No. That isn't what purge does at all.
Is that so?
purge is identical to remove except that packages are
removed and purged (any configuration files are deleted too).
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