distributions: UBUNTU vs DEBIAN
daniel.carrera at zmsl.com
Thu Apr 20 22:05:41 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 headed "INFORMATION ABOUT PACKAGES".
>> 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.
> Don't call me a jerk. I was trying to help you.
RTFM is not helping, especially when the M doesn't actually contain the
information required. (btw, actually I /am/ in the habit of reading man
/\/_/ A life? Sounds great!
\/_/ Do you know where I could download one?
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