Removing manually installed software

Nils Kassube kassube at
Sun Feb 3 21:52:29 UTC 2008

Ed Miller wrote:
> 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 programs that are out of date or no longer used?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.

I don't think such a command exists. However, to avoid the problem of 
hunting those programs in the future, I can recommend "checkinstall" to 
generate .deb packages from your self compiled programs.


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