Removing manually installed software

Johan Sandberg sampan at
Sun Feb 3 21:18:24 UTC 2008

Ed Miller wrote:
> Hi Ya'll,
> Is there a command to use to find manually compiled and installed 
> programs that are out of date or no longer used? Or a command just to 
> remove these programs? I know where they are but I do not know the 
> dependencies.
> Thanks, Ed
No, unfortunately there is no such thing. That is the main reason that 
people invented package managers. ;-)

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