distributions: UBUNTU vs DEBIAN

Daniel Carrera daniel.carrera at zmsl.com
Thu Apr 20 21:31:10 UTC 2006

Antony Gelberg wrote:
> The p is Desired=Purge.  The n is Status=Not installed.  man dpkg 
> explains.  You should get into the habit of typing man <command> if you 
> aren't sure what any command does.  In this case there is a section 

Don't be a jerk Antony. Btw, the section "INFORMATION ABOUT PACKAGES" 
does not say that p is "Desired=Purge" or that n is "Status=Not 
installed". Instead it explains what "purge", "install", etc mean which 
I already knew and has nothing to do with the question at hand.

      /\/`) http://opendocumentfellowship.org
    /\/_/   A life? Sounds great!
    \/_/    Do you know where I could download one?

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list