[ubuntu-uk] How have I killed my system?

Alan Bell alanbell at ubuntu.com
Mon Apr 30 21:53:05 UTC 2012

On 30/04/12 22:49, Gareth France wrote:
> On 30/04/12 22:44, Tony Pursell wrote:
>> apt-cache search sense*
> Ok, now I'm really confused. That brought up damn near every package 
> in the cache! Nothing looked promising but doing the same for scratch 
> brought up:
> squeak-plugins-scratch
> and a few others but trying to remove:
> Package squeak-plugins-scratch is not installed, so not removed
if it wasn't installed from the repositories you can't remove it using 
the repositories, but

dpkg -r sense

should do it. More info at 
http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/doc/debian/ch-dpkg.html amongst other places.


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